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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Felix 0.8.0 Incubator Release
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2006 16:34:09 GMT
Daniel Kulp wrote:
> On Monday 11 December 2006 10:57, Richard S. Hall wrote:
>   
>> As a follow up, we resolved every issue raised by Daniel except the
>> signing portion. A new snapshot of the release is available at:
>>
>>     http://people.apache.org/~rickhall/felix-0.8.0-incubator.html
>>
>> I was able to fix one minor bug in our maven bundle plugin that was
>> causing LICENSE/NOTICE files to not get copied.
>>     
>
> Not quite there yet.   The incubator DISCLAIMER file is still missing from the 
> jars.   That would prevent them going into maven repositories.
>   

Is that just a recommendation or a requirement? Our NOTICE files contain 
the incubator disclaimer text.

> For the signing part, you really need gnupg installed.    Create a key if you 
> don't already have one. (I think it's "gpg --gen-key", but it's been a while 
> since I looked into that part)   Then you just need to run "gpg -a -s 
> filename.tar.gz" to produce the asc files.
>
> You would also need to do:
> gpg --list-keys  "username" > KEYS
> gpg -a --export "username" >> KEYS
>
> and get that KEYS file added into the root of your SVN repository.   Ideally, 
> you would also upload it to one of the public keyservers as well.   Longer 
> term, you should also attend an apache keysigning party or similar to get 
> your keys signed by enough "apache people" so that apache people can trust 
> that those keys really are yours.
>   

Thanks for this info. We will work on it.

-> richard

>
> Dan
>
>
>
>   
>> Hopefully the majority vote can continue...
>>
>> -> richard
>>
>> Daniel Kulp wrote:
>>     
>>> I'm not going to vote (would be non-binding anyway), but some issues I
>>> see:
>>>
>>> 1) The felix.jar itself does not have the DISCLAIMER in it.   I think
>>> that's fine as long as you don't plan on putting it in any maven
>>> repository.   That said, being a maven user, I'd like to see it fixed so
>>> it COULD be deployed there.
>>>
>>> 2) The LICENSE and NOTICE files in the felix jar are right in the root of
>>> the jar.   I think we've been recommending they go into the META-INF dir.
>>>
>>> 3) None of the three jars in bundle directory have the license,notice, or
>>> disclaimer files.
>>>
>>> 4) I don't see and asc files on the web page.   The release needs to be
>>> signed and KEYS made available.
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>> On Sunday 10 December 2006 08:47, Karl Pauls wrote:
>>>       
>>>> The Felix PPMC has voted on an incubator release and we would like to
>>>> call an Incubator PMC vote to get final approval.
>>>>
>>>> We hope that this release represents the final step for Felix'
>>>> graduation, but wish to pursue this official incubator release since we
>>>> do not know how long graduation will take and feel it is important to
>>>> make a public release available. We hope to request graduation once this
>>>> incubator release is approved.
>>>>
>>>> The candidate incubator release can be found here:
>>>>
>>>>    http://people.apache.org/~rickhall/felix-0.8.0-incubator.html
>>>>
>>>> We ask that you please vote to approve this release:
>>>>
>>>> [ ] +1 Approve the Felix 0.8.0-incubator release.
>>>> [ ] -1 Veto the release (please provide specific comments)
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance for your effort in examining the release.
>>>>
>>>> - The Felix Team
>>>>
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