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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Shipping binary file in CloudStack release
Date Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:39:38 GMT
Thanks for investigating this, Chip.

I am happy with us proceeding, but would caution us to think about
addressing or documenting this in a later release.

I'd say wait until tomorrow to see if anyone else objects then wrap up the
vote.

Let's ship this thing!

On 29 October 2012 16:21, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:

> 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
> >
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