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From siss...@insession.com
Subject Re: Formalising private builds of external libraries (was Re: M4 - QA Branch details)
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2005 11:56:11 GMT
"Geir Magnusson Jr." <geirm@apache.org> wrote on 20/07/2005 06:44:49 PM:

> 
> On Jul 19, 2005, at 9:56 PM, sissonj@insession.com wrote:
> 
> > "Geir Magnusson Jr." <geirm@apache.org> wrote on 12/07/2005 
> > 10:57:34 PM:
> >
> >
> >>
> >> On Jul 11, 2005, at 11:07 PM, sissonj@insession.com wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> It appears we have already been building defacto releases of 
> >>> external
> >>> libraries, e.g. the cglib library in our repo:
> >>> http://cvs.apache.org/repository/cglib/jars/
> >>>
> >>
> >> You're right - there is a problem we have to deal with, but I'd
> >> rather see us try another approach to make things very clear and
> >> accountable.
> >>
> >> For any code that we must do this to we could adopt a strategery :
> >>
> >> 1) Make a copy in Apache SVN.  This code must be appropriately
> >> licensed (the Apache License) and there should be a very clear NOTICE
> >> about the source, what we're doing, that it's not a fork, etc, 
> >> etc....
> >>
> >> 2) Produce a jar :
> >>
> >>         geronimo-private-cglib-20050711.jar
> >>
> >> 3) put that in
> >>
> >>        geronimo/jars
> >>
> >> So it's very clear that it's not a release by CGLib, but rather code
> >> from us, by us, from our repo.
> >>
> >
> > Are planning on formalising the privately built jars using the above
> > strategy proposed by Geir for M4 or would our time be better spent
> > starting in M5?
> 
> Well, someone is *already* doing it, right?  The difference is that 
> I'm suggesting we put in our SVN and change the name of the jar...

I don't think any replied to your suggestion before, so I wanted to get 
people to indicate whether they agree with your suggestion so there is no 
argument about what we are doing before we release.

+1 from me for putting in SVN and changing the name of the jar.

John



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