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From Dave <snoopd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release RC4 as Apache Usergrid 1.0 (incubating) - CORRECTION
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:24:45 GMT
On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 1:21 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane@apache.org> wrote:

> On 03.09.2014 05:03, Jake Farrell wrote:
> > Hi John
> > I requested that Dave add the RC tag to better keep track of multiple
> > release candidates and make it easier for testing and not mixing any
> > previous version up accidentally. This is very common and currently done
> in
> > many TLP's including Thrift, Mesos, and Cassandra to name a few.
>
> Agreed. And it is (or should be) normal process to start a new vote for
> every new set of release bits. Even if 1.0.0 is just a repackaging of
> 1.0.0-rc4, there may be bugs in the packaging process itself (such as
> we've seen in this thread, when files that were not intended to be
> released were bundled in the release artefacts), so the PPMC should test
> and vote again.


But, if 1.0.0 is not a repackage but instead the *exact* same set of files
as 1.0.0-rc4 but each has been renamed to remove the rc4 designation then
voting again is redundant and unnecessary. Do you agree?

- Dave

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