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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Your Gump Build(s)
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 07:27:55 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> Dear Community
> Apache Gump builds some of your projects and it is quite possible you
> don't know or have by now forgotten about it.
> More than half a year ago a technical problem has forced us to turn off
> emails on build failures as we would have been sending out lots of false
> alarms.
> Before we re-enable emails we'd like to know whether you are still
> interested in the service Gump provides, so please tell us. :-)

Sorry for the late reply.

Yes, if possible then Apache Forrest would like to continue.

Forrest is a consumer of many other projects.
Our gump metadata have been configured to utilise our local
copy of some of those. For others we use the gump-built one.

Gump has a special copy of Cocoon-2.1 but we could change to
use the abovementioned approach.

So Forrest could re-jig ours to use the up-to-the-minute
version of whatever Gump does provide, and then use our
local copies for the rest.


> Metadata for many projects have been neglected for a long time and it is
> quite possible they'd need some love for results to be meaningful.  All
> Apache committers have write access to Gump's metadata.
> In case you don't know what this Gump stuff is about:
> Apache Gump builds the full stack of the latest commits of software in
> order to ensure integrity over releases.  Build failures surface API
> discontinuities between projects before they impact releases, and Gump's
> e-mail notifications hope to promote the conversations between teams to
> resolve those discontinuities.
> When responding to this mail please shorten the CC list as appropriate.
> Cheers
>         Stefan
>  on behalf of the Gump PMC

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