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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject [ATTN] Deployment of maven plugin for automatic NOTICE and LICENSE resource generation
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2010 22:49:34 GMT
On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 22:11 +0200, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> I have the first, very simple, but already quite useful, version of the
> maven plugin for automatic NOTICE and LICENSE resource generation.
> 
> The plugin can traverse the project hierarchy upwards and pick up NOTICE
> and LICENSE files at the level they are defined. That is, different
> modules within the same project can have different licenses / notice. If
> undefined on the current project level, resources of the parent project
> will be used.
> 
> Please note the plugin does not use keywords expansion when generating
> NOTICE files. It simply strips away the first two lines and re-generates
> them based on parameters in the pom descriptor. This way the source
> NOTICE file remains complete and fully readable even when copied with
> the source distribution
> 
> You can find the plugin code here:
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpcomponents/maven-notice-plugin/trunk/
> 
> I also created a branch in the HttpClient project to test the plugin. I
> personally think the project metadata looks cleaner and conciser with
> all NOTICE and LICENSE specific stuff gone.
> 
> Please have a look
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpcomponents/httpclient/branches/notice-plugin-test/
> 
> And here comes the main question
> 
> Do we need a formal release vote in order to publish the plugin to the
> official ASF repository, even though it is not going to be distributed
> as a source tarball (official ASF release)?
> 

Folks

If no one responds with an objection, I assume I can proceed with
deploying the maven plugin to the repository _without_ a formal release
vote.

Please respond if you see a problem with that.

Oleg


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