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From Paul Querna <p...@querna.org>
Subject Re: Source code dumps via JIRA?
Date Tue, 09 Feb 2010 05:47:59 GMT
For most projects they just put a URL in the jira, and Joe just  
imports it.


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On Feb 8, 2010, at 9:22 PM, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com>  
wrote:

> For OODT, we think we want to import the prior history of the project
> into the podling via a Subversion dump file. However, in:
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#initial-import-code- 
> dump
>
> it says:
>
> ---
> In either case, the code to be imported should be attached to a JIRA
> and then imported. It is recommended that the previous version control
> system is tagged so that the imported version is precisely known.
>
> A public record MUST be made of the code imported. If the import is
> not attached to JIRA then it MUST be committed to version control.
> ---
>
> I can understand the rationale for having a public record, but I'm not
> seeing the reasoning for JIRA.
>
> Can someone please shed some light on this?  Is this really reflective
> of actual best practices?
>
> As a counter-example, I'd believe providing a URL to the dump (or
> uploading it to people.a.o) and providing a SHA checksum via email
> (PGP-signed?) would be sufficient for our purposes.  -- justin
>
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