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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release HttpComponents Client 4.4-alpha1 based on RC1
Date Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:55:02 GMT
On Sun, 2014-06-29 at 01:14 +0100, sebb wrote:
> On 28 June 2014 09:28, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> There's also no way to be sure that the binaries agree with the source.

And here we go. Voting on binary artifacts is equally stupid. The only
thing we should be voting on is source tarball. But who cares? Playing
ASF police is just too much fun, isn't it?

Oleg



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