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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ASF git repository policy update
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:15:18 GMT
You'll have to ask on infrastructure@

As I read the announcement, 'master' is no longer protected.


On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> just to confirm, 'master' is no longer protected?
>
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 12:56 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Infa recently announced on infrastructure@ that, following direction
> from
> > the Board, ASF git is now allowing force pushes and branch/tag deletion
> > again. In accordance with the guidance given by the Board there are some
> > policy changes you should be aware of:
> >
> >    - First, if a forced commit is pushed, the subsequent commit email to
> >    commits@ will contain '[Forced Update!]' in the subject line. The
> hope
> >    here is that it draws extra attention to the situation for a project
> >    community tobe aware, and take appropriate action if needed.
> >
> >    - Second, the 'protected' Git ref-space is now refs/tags/rel/* . Any
> >    tags under rel/, can be assured to carry the complete immutable commit
> >    history which lead up to the commit. This provides the provenance that
> > the
> >    ASF needs for releases. Otherwise projects can mold their repository
> ref
> >    structure any way they see fit. When a release vote is successful part
> > of
> >    the release process should include tagging the voted upon commit SHA
> > under
> >    rel/ to make it indelible. ('# git tag rel/v15.4.2 ' or something
> > similar.)
> >
> > Let's incorporate the second point into our release process immediately.
> We
> > can also go back and add corresponding tags in refs/tags/rel/ for all of
> > our past releases. Unless there are any objections I will take care of
> this
> > housekeeping later this week.
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> >
> >    - Andy
> >
> > Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
> > (via Tom White)
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Sean
>



-- 
Best regards,

   - Andy

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
(via Tom White)

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