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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Content of release
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2007 10:22:44 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >Ross Gardler wrote:
> >>re: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-911 "decide content of 
> >>release"
> >>
> >>I started trying to summarise the threads linked in the above issue, but 
> >>can't be bothered (sorry - I'm having one of those mornings where I am 
> >>prioritising very heavily).
> >>
> >>Instead I am going to make a proposal:
> >
> >Good. I was preparing to make a very similar proposal.
> >
> >>We release everything just as we have in the past except we strip 
> >>everything but the plugins out of the whiteboard directory ...
> >
> >In the 0.7 release we didn't include any whiteboard plugins
> >and nothing else from the whiteboard directory. So such
> >plugins were always downloaded from the website (if published)
> >and otherwise people who wanted to use whiteboard stuff
> >would be developers and so need to checkout SVN trunk.
> >
> >We did include both the plugins descriptor and the whiteboard
> >plugins descriptor. Following the partial fix FOR-533
> >"Auto Generate plugins.xml entry" are these still needed?
> >If so then we need to update them to be synchronised with
> >the autogenerated list.
> >
> >The other thing that was included was whiteboard/plugins/build.xml
> 
> OK, my memory is faulty. lets do the same again, but, there is a problem...
> 
> Because of the cange I made for generating plugins.xml entries from 
> build.xml files, if we strip the plugin src we also strip the plugins 
> from the list.
> 
> I propose that I revert that change and come back to it in 0.9 to enable 
> the release as David describes it.

Yeah, drat. As soon as you can manage it, would be good.

-David

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