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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Ignite (Incubating) 1.0
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:03:47 GMT
On 31.03.2015 17:46, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 7:44 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 31.03.2015 16:00, Stian Soiland-Reyes wrote:
>>> 8) It would be good to avoid all those "RC RCs" as it's confusing to
>>> have multiple levels of release candidates - in Apache, a Release
>>> Candidate is this particular thing you are asking us to vote over.
>>> (this might have been pointed out earlier). A pre-release can be
>>> called anything else, like alpha, golden master, etc.
>>> https://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what
>> We've been through this and I disagree. Do not confuse release process
>> with release naming. That page conflates the two, which makes it just a
>> bit broken IMO. There are no rules for release naming "in Apache".
> It would be more apparent that the podling has their release process under
> control if the release-process-candidates being iterated on were clearly
> differentiated using unambiguous directory names, Git tag names, etc.
>
> For example, the last vote could have been on...
>
>   http://people.apache.org/~dsetrakyan/ignite-1.0.0-RC3-rc2
>   GIT tag release-1.0.0-RC3-rc2
>
> ... and this vote could have been on:
>
>   http://people.apache.org/~dsetrakyan/ignite-1.0.0-rc0
>   GIT tag release-1.0.0-rc0
>
> That's still a little hard to follow, but at least it distinguishes different
> release-process-candidates from each other.

Oh, that's a different matter entirely. Release process needs polishing
and documenting (and scripting and automating), I agree; up to now, it's
been mostly about getting the licensing stuff squared away. One step at
a time. :)

-- Brane


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