incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: Shipping binary file in CloudStack release
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:21:40 GMT
On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bertrand, is a compressed archive of source a source or a binary?
>
> hehe...right, you said earlier in this thread that the file in
> question is actually just compressed source code, is that correct?

That's correct.  We ( the project ) were actually concerned that it
was compiled python code.  Benson is right.  In reality, it's just
compressed source.  I have extracted it and reviewed the contents.
It's the waf source.

> If yes, it's just weird to include it in that form but I agree that
> the "no binaries" problem is not that important then, if one can
> decompress and verify the actual source code. The reason we don't
> release binaries is that it's usually impossible to verify them as
> being harmless.
>
> -Bertrand
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
>
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org


Mime
View raw message