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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Kafka 0.7.0-incubating
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 19:10:21 GMT
On 17 November 2011 16:30, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sebb,
>
> Just to want to clarify on the source distribution. It seems there are
> other Apache projects that release a single distribution with both source
> code and jars. For example,
> http://mirror.metrocast.net/apache//zookeeper/zookeeper-3.3.3/ . So, is

I don't think that's a good example to follow.

> source distribution strictly required?

In my opinion, yes.

> Thanks,
>
> Jun
>
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:27 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 15 November 2011 15:05, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The distribution does include source code in it. Are you saying that we
>> > should have a separate source distribution with no jars in it?
>>
>> Yes, that is the normal way to do things.
>>
>> The source archive should basically be a copy of the SVN tag,
>> excluding any SVN-only files.
>>
>> It should be possible to unpack the source archive, download any
>> required external dependencies (the procedure to do this should be
>> documented, e.g. in a README or BUILDING text file) and then
>> build/test the software from the unpacked source.
>>
>> By the way, I don't understand why the RAT jar is in SVN; normally one
>> would expect that to be an external dependency.
>>
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Jun
>> >
>> > On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 5:37 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On 14 November 2011 19:52, Neha Narkhede <neha.narkhede@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> > Hi,
>> >> >
>> >> > Kafka community is excited to share that RC for release of
>> >> > Kafka-0.7.0-incubating has been +1'd over at kafka-user@incubator.
>> >> > Please try it out and vote for the Apache Kafka 0.7.0-incubating
>> release.
>> >> > This is the first release of Kafka since we've joined the Apache
>> >> incubator.
>> >> >
>> >> > Vote thread
>> >> > http://markmail.org/message/pqsla5furf7nzpe2?q=kafka+candidate+6
>> >> >
>> >> > Release artifacts
>> >> >
>> >>
>> http://people.apache.org/~nehanarkhede/kafka-0.7.0-incubating-candidate-6/
>> >>
>> >> -1
>> >> There's no source archive.
>> >> ASF primarily releases source; binary archives are optional (but
>> >> almost always provided).
>> >> Source archives are required.
>> >>
>> >> -0
>> >> The binary archive is huge; this is mainly because it contains
>> >> multiple copies of many jars.
>> >> It would be better for users if there was a single copy of each jar,
>> >> and an installation script to copy them after unpacking.
>> >>
>> >> > SVN revision
>> >> > https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/kafka/branches/0.7@1199132
>> >>
>> >> The normal practice is to use an SVN tag for the release vote, for
>> example:
>> >>
>> >>
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/kafka/tags/0.7.0-incubating-RC1
>> >>
>> >> If the vote succeeds, rename/copy it to
>> >> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/kafka/tags/0.7.0-incubating
>> >>
>> >> If the vote fails, create a new tag:
>> >>
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/kafka/tags/0.7.0-incubating-RC2
>> >>
>> >> -1:
>> >> There is no DISCLAIMER
>> >>
>> >> The NOTICE file does not follow standards.
>> >> The first 5 lines should look like the lines in === below:
>> >>
>> >> ===
>> >> Apache Kafka
>> >> Copyright ?-2011 The Apache Software Foundation.
>> >>
>> >> This product includes software developed at
>> >> The Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/).
>> >> ===
>> >>
>> >> The rest of the NOTICE file should be for *required* notices only; it
>> >> is not required to list other Apache projects.
>> >>
>> >> The NOTICE file also contains a license, that should be in LICENSE.
>> >> No mention of sbt, which is in SVN - as that is also included in the
>> >> binary release, should that be mentioned in the NOTICE file?
>> >>
>> >> > PGP release keys
>> >> > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/kafka/KEYS
>> >> >
>> >> > This vote is open until Thursday, Nov 17th 12 pm
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks,
>> >> > Neha
>> >> >
>> >>
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