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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release HttpComponents Client 4.4-alpha1 based on RC1
Date Sat, 28 Jun 2014 08:28:14 GMT
On Sat, 2014-06-28 at 00:24 +0100, sebb wrote:
> On 27 June 2014 20:44, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2014-06-27 at 17:56 +0100, sebb wrote:
> >> I'm inclined to agree with Gary that the site is important as a help
> >> when reviewing the RC.
> >>
> >> Apart from the RAT report, there is the Clirr report.
> >>
> >
> > What's wrong with 'mvn clirr:check', which is a part of the release
> > process anyway? One is welcome to add RAT maven plugin as well.
> 
> My point is that these reports should be part of the RC VOTE.
> 

Right, and 'mvn clirr:check' gives you exactly that report. Voting on
some pre-generated report or website is _idiocy_ because there is no way
of telling if those reports actually match the release artifacts voted
upon. 

> >> Also, the RC VOTE e-mail should contain the KEYS URL.
> >> Yes, I know I can hunt around and find it, but it should really be
> >> present to enable the sigs to be checked.
> >>
> >
> > KEYS file is at its standard location [1] but I can put this url into
> 
> I would say the standard location is
> 
> http://www.apache.org/disk/<tlpname>/KEYS
> 
> At least that is where most other TLPs seem to keep it.
> 
> > the vote message template if you think it would add value.
> 
> Please.
> 
> Apart from the fact that the KEYS file is in a different place from
> other projects, it is useful because:
> - can copy/paste the mail contents easily
> - it is a required part of the voting so should be documented in the mail
> 

I can do that, but not for this release.

Oleg



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