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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Harmony 'bootJVM-0.0.1' release now available
Date Thu, 20 Oct 2005 06:15:57 GMT
Hey!  No problem! This is really easy to clean up.  Post the revision  
# to the list, and we'll just undo the release and tarballs...

geir

On Oct 20, 2005, at 6:09 AM, Apache Harmony Bootstrap JVM wrote:

>
> Geir,
>
> Oops.  Sorry about that.  My main intent here is to mark
> the 0.0.1 code for a reference point as it develops.
> When I am about ready for my 0.0.2, we'll talk about
> more specifics.  In the mean time, last night was a
> long one since I wanted to push this out the door for
> the many questions that are starting to come in.
>
> Dan Lydick
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Geir Magnusson Jr." <geirm@apache.org>
> Sent: Oct 19, 2005 5:53 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Harmony 'bootJVM-0.0.1' release now available
>
> Dan,
>
> That's not how releases are done.  Release has a very specific
> meaning at Apache, which means that the project has voted to release
> a version, and thus it's being done by the ASF as an entity, rather
> than by an individual.  We'll talk about this more as we get further
> along.
>
> If you want to mark a version as a milestone of some sort there are
> two ways.  The first is that you can create a branch via a svn copy
> into a /branch directory or something. However, at this stage of the
> project (very early) I'd simply note the SVN revision number for
> people so they can check out a version that they can build.  We don't
> put tarballs in svn, as a tarball should be recreate-able right from
> SVN.
>
> While where we are now with bootJVM is very impressive, I think we
> need simply a marker in time because the code is so rapidly improving
> and I don't think anyone will need to go back and get binaries from
> this point - being able to just check out the revision and build will
> be sufficient.
>
> geir
>
>
>
> On Oct 19, 2005, at 1:29 PM, Apache Harmony Bootstrap JVM wrote:
>
>
>>
>> Everyone,
>>
>> I now think I have the basics of SVN release administration
>> working well enough to cut a release.  BootJVM release 0.0.1
>> is now available for your edification.  The repository,
>>
>>     https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/harmony/enhanced/
>> trunks/sandbox/contribs/bootjvm
>>
>> contains the source area,
>>
>>     ..../bootJVM
>>
>> and two new release areas, one for source, the other for
>> distributions:
>>
>>     .../release/bootJVM-RELNAME
>>     .../dist/bootJVM-TYPE-RELNAME.tar.gz
>>
>> The 'RELNAME' field for this first release is '0.0.1' and the 'TYPE'
>> is either 'src' for the source distribution, 'doc' for pre-formatted
>> documentation, 'srcdoc' for a combination, or (forthcoming) 'bin'
>> for binary releases.  (In that case, there will be other info  
>> appended
>> to the file name root.)
>>
>> Please send me e-mail with any questions and comments.
>>
>> I have a question for the team:  Would you be interested in having
>> the pre-formatted HTML edition of this documentation available  
>> online,
>> perhaps from the Harmony web page?  I'd be glad to make the
>> arrangements for those interested.
>>
>> Thanks for your interest in my work.  (As I have said in recent  
>> posts,
>> the 0.0.2 release should be the last that I do mostly myself before I
>> anticipate having more hands working on BootJVM.  This should be
>> out soon.)
>>
>> Have fun with it!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Dan Lydick
>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
> geirm@apache.org
>
>
>
>
> Dan Lydick
>

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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