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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: Release procedural question
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:27:24 GMT
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> In reading the release policy section about the detached signature
> file and the voting process, there is a mention about allowing (at the
> RM's discretion) other PMC members (in a podling's case, PPMC members)
> to concatenate their own signature to the *.asc release artifacts as
> part of their +1 vote.
>
> As the RM for the (currently being voted on) CloudStack release, I
> have been provided with another PPMC member's detached signature.
>
> Can someone please confirm that, after validating that adding the
> signature to the asc file works, I'm allowed to use the new combined
> signature file as the final release artifact?  Is there anything that
> I should be aware of when adding this second signature?
>
> Thanks for the support and advice.
>
> -chip

Given the release policy [1] description of adding additional
signatures to the release, and testing locally to ensure that the
concatenated signature validates correctly, I will presume that this
is a normal practice and move forward.

Thanks!

-chip

[1] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what-must-every-release-contain

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