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From "John D. Ament" <john.d.am...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release RC4 as Apache Usergrid 1.0 (incubating) - CORRECTION
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:29:46 GMT
On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 7:24 AM, Dave <snoopdave@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
>

How could you possibly do that without updating the source code?  Certainly
there's something, even if just a pom file, that mentions the version # and
should refer back to an exact git tag/revision (in your case).


>
> - Dave
>

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