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From Selvaratnam Uthaiyashankar <uthaiyashan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Approve the M1 release of Apache Stonehenge (Second try)
Date Fri, 22 May 2009 04:34:55 GMT
Hi Sebb,


>>
>>  I have uploaded the Apache Stonehenge M1 release artifacts here:
>>  http://people.apache.org/~shankar/stonehenge/m1/take3/
>
> Sigs and hashes OK.
> Binary tgz and zip archives agree with each other.
> Source tgz and zip archives agree with each other.
>
> N&L files appear to be in place.
>
> However, the source archives don't agree with SVN.
>
> Apart from the missing Ruby files (I think this is because they are
> not ready for release?),


Yes, you are correct.


the source archive does not have the
> documentation source files. The generated site files are included
> instead. [The binary archive correctly contains the generate site
> files.]

I fixed it and uploaded to
http://people.apache.org/~shankar/stonehenge/m1/take4/

(Only modification is in the src packs, including documentation source
files and removing generated site files).

Is it ok, or do we have to go for a re-vote?

>
> There does not appear to be any documentation on how to build the
> binary release from the source.

This information is given in the installation instructions on the Wiki.

>
> The README refers to installation instructions on the Wiki, which is fine.
> However it should mention that the archives contain PDFs of the Wiki pages.


README file mentions "Copy of above wiki pages are included in docs/".

>
> The build file for the .NET code assumes that the code is being built
> from SVN, and tries to update the current directory. This is not
> appropriate for a source code archive,


Current build file will check for svn working copy and if it is not an
svn working copy, it will omit it and continue to build. So, it will
work in the source release as well. But, you are correct, we have to
remove it. Do we have to remove it for this release or can we do it
for next release (since it works)?


 which should be self-contained
> (apart from any 3rd party dependencies, which should be documented.).
> The build file should check that any required environment variables
> are set up and exit with an error if not. Also any required settings
> should be documented somewhere, preferably in the script as well as in
> the top-level README or BUILDING file.
>

Installation guide WIKI shows all the dependencies and the settings needed.

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