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From Hendrik Dev <hendrikde...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Are tests part of the release?
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:48:18 GMT
thanks for your feedback, i canceled the vote, we fixed the deps and
startet a new vote.

On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 11:11 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
>> ...we do not have a demand that a release must contain a
>> test set, so if the release
>> does not contain the test we cannot see it as broken, or ?...
>
> From the ASF's point of view you are correct, having tests in a
> release is not required.
>
> OTOH releasing code without tests is...well, suboptimal. But nobody's
> perfect of course.
>
> In Hendrik's case IIUC the tests are present but somewhat broken by
> depending on Maven snapshots, which makes it a buggy release - but
> releases are not always perfect either, and I suspect in their case
> the workaround is easy: release said snapshot and instruct people to
> replace the appropriate references. That makes it a just a known issue
> in that release, with a known workaround.
>
> -Bertrand
>
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