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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Source tar ball != svn tag (was: Re: [VOTE] Approve release CXF 2.0.5-incubator)
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2008 01:55:17 GMT
On 27/03/2008, Martijn Dashorst <martijn.dashorst@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/27/08, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  >  This release is tagged at:
>  >  >  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/cxf/tags/cxf-2.0.5-incubator/
>  >
>  > -1: there should be NOTICE and LICENSE files at the top level in SVN.
>  >
>  >  -1: SVN and the source archive don't agree; there are files and
>  >  directories in each that are not in the other.
>
>  According to my knowledge there is no policy that this has to be so.
>  The notice and license file MUST be in the src tar ball, but there is
>  no policy requiring them to be in SVN.
>
>  The policy (or rather faq, [1]) states that:
>
>  "In particular, every artifact distributed must contain appropriate
>  LICENSE and NOTICE files."
>
>  To the best of my knowledge an svn tag is not an artifact which is distributed.
>

SVN URLs are published on most sites; this is effectivel distribution.

>  >  There are lots of files incorrectly marked as executable in SVN, and
>  >  various other files don't have the correct properties. See attached
>  >  script.
>
>  Again, to my knowledge there is no policy that states that this MUST
>  or SHOULD be so.
>
>  Martijn
>
>  [1] http://apache.org/dev/release.html#what-must-every-release-contain
>
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