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From "kelvin goodson" <kelvingood...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Posting release candidate artifacts to incubator repo
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:52:52 GMT
Upayavira,
  OK,  thanks for the clarification.
Kelvin.

On 24/04/07, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
>
> kelvin goodson wrote:
> > Robert, thanks for that.  Can I just clarify something please.  I may be
> > mistaken but I thought I had understood that the incubator repo is not
> > mirrored anywhere.  If this is true one could interpret from your
> response
> > that publishing artifacts that have not yet been approved to the
> incubator
> > repo is a special case.  If so it would mean that the difficulties of
> > moving
> > artifacts from a staged repo to the real repo would be circumvented.
>
> Regardless of mirroring, an incubator repo implies that it contains
> releases made by the incubator PMC. A release candidate as you are
> talking about has NOT been made by the IPMC, thus cannot go in that
> repo. It should go somewhere private, where you can make it available
> just to those who will be voting upon it. Until that vote, it is just a
> tarball you happened to make. Once the vote is complete, it is an
> artifact that can go into official ASF repositories.
>
> As Robert suggested, creating mini repo in your home directory on
> people.a.o is really the best bet.
>
> Regards, Upayavira
>
>
> > On 23/04/07, robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 4/23/07, kelvin goodson <kelvingoodson@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > I had some recent comments on a release candidate I posted for
> >> > consideration/voting [1].
> >> > In particular the comment ...
> >> >
> >> > - There are no SDO artifact jars to review, are the SDO jars going
> >> to be
> >> > installed to the Apache maven repository?
> >> >
> >> > I want to post my release artifacts to the incubator repo but I'm
> >> unsure
> >> > whether this is OK.
> >>
> >> i'm not sure i know the official answer but i do have a strong personal
> >> opinion
> >>
> >> as a release manager,  i would be uncomfortable posting an artifact
> >> anywhere that is mirrored before a release vote. there are a couple of
> >> reasons behind this opinion:
> >>
> >> * in the event of an IP issue with the release, the manager can only
> >> be helped by apache if they are acting on the instructions of apache.
> >> this is only possible after a release vote.
> >> * i've had bad experiences in the past trying to recall bad releases
> >> from maven repositories
> >>
> >> AIUI it would be possible to set up a local repository in your home
> >> directory. others can then configure maven to use this. that's the
> >> approach that i would take.
> >>
> >> - robert
> >>
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