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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release HttpComponents Core 4.4-beta1 based on RC1
Date Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:16:16 GMT
On 23 September 2014 19:53, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-09-23 at 13:00 -0400, Gary Gregory wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 12:40 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > >>> But as I said before you are welcome to extend release tools to
>> > >>generate
>> > >>> whatever reports you desire.
>> > >>
>> > >>Just because I report an issue with a process does not mean I have to
>> > >>be the one to fix it.
>> > >>
>> > >
>> > > Right. Naturally it is better to have other people do useless work than
>> > do useless work yourself.
>> >
>> > It is not useless work.
>> > The RM must - and reviewers should - run the RAT and Clirr checks.
>> > This needs to be documented as part of the release voting.
>> >
>>
>> I agree that the RM and reviewers must run or check these reports.
>> It sure would waste less time if the reports were provided or instructions
>> provided (I added some instructions to BUILDING.txt files yesterday FWIW).
>>
>> Gary
>>
>
> Gary
>
> As both of us just found our reports generated by RM and those generated
> locally by a reviewer may not always match.

In which case we need to find out why this is happening, and fix the problem.

I also get an error running RAT on httpcore trunk unless I run mvn clean first.

If I run it again, RAT complains about target/rat.txt files.
No idea why this should be; I would expect target/* to be excluded
wherever it occurs in the tree.

>  What really matters is
> whether or not the source tarball compiles and passes the checks for
> _you_. Reports published by RM are useless and a waste of RM time.
>
> If something is still unclear we should work on improving BUILDING.txt
> instructions.
>
> Oleg
>
>
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