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From Tom White <>
Subject Re: Signing our convenience artefact?
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:17:30 GMT
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Bruno Mahé <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question for our mentors:
> As part of the incoming Apache Bigtop (incubating) release, I am interested in starting
to sign our convenience
> packages/repositories.
> I am afraid using the release manager key to sign released convenience packages/repositories
would bring too much issues to be managed since it may change for each release. So what is
Apache stance on using a release key to be shared between release managers or some other entity?
> Note that this only applies to the convenience package/repositories, not
> the release itself.

The convenience packages are still a part of the release and have to
conform to Apache release requirements. Why is it too difficult to
have a key per manager? It's what all other projects do.


> Thanks,
> Bruno

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