incubator-general mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Github tagging, was Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Joshua 6.1 RC#2
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:27:00 GMT
The discussion has moved to legal-discuss.  I would encourage everyone to
join the discussion there

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/db78e1f8fc121d8e6b016d2f61d06ccafebf9fd30b4ec00883c78557@%3Clegal-discuss.apache.org%3E

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 3:11 PM Tom Barber <tom@spicule.co.uk> wrote:

> Yeah but the problem there harks back to SVN-land where you'd push a tag to
> run the builds and tests from for VOTE acceptance. Of course a tag in Git
> is just a hash,  so you could just quote a hash instead, but still,
> personally I think its easier for users to have the tag in place to grab
> and build against when signing off code.
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 8:08 PM, Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > The subject is a bit odd, but isn't https://github.com/apache an
> official
> > Apache Software Foundation repository?
> >
> > And https://github.com/apache/incubator-joshua/releases with the big
> blue
> > Releases button seems suggestive (or confusing) to downstream users.
> >
> > The solution, due to GitHub's quirk, is to put tags after the vote.
> Doesn't
> > seem that much of a trouble.
> >
> >
> > --emi
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 10:02 PM, Tom Barber <tom@spicule.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > > Personally I think thats over doing it a bit on the T&C's, the PPMC
> > hasn't
> > > created the artifact, I could create a release of any project and slap
> it
> > > on github and people could download it, doesn't make it "official"
> > though,
> > > its just those faux-releases are generated by github themselves not a
> > user.
> > >
> > > On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:55 PM, Justin Mclean <
> justin@classsoftware.com
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > > IMHO, the tags on github are not formal releases.
> > > >
> > > > The tags may not be but it does creates a release artefact that
> someone
> > > > can download.
> > > >
> > > > >  So its not a violation of ASF release process.
> > > >
> > > > How so? It’s creating an artefact that the general public can access
> > and
> > > > download before the vote is over. [1] [2] seems quite clear on this.
> > > >
> > > > > Some projects have handled this by moving release votes to a
> > different
> > > > > (mirror/fork) of the project.
> > > >
> > > > You can just make the release on a branch rather than in a
> fork/mirror.
> > > >
> > > > Anyway I'll raise it on legal discuss.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Justin
> > > >
> > > > 1. https://www.apache.org/dev/release-distribution.html#unreleased
> > > > 2. http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#what
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > > To unsubscribe, e-mail: general-unsubscribe@incubator.apache.org
> > > > For additional commands, e-mail: general-help@incubator.apache.org
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Tom Barber
> > > CTO Spicule LTD
> > > tom@spicule.co.uk
> > >
> > > http://spicule.co.uk
> > >
> > > GB: +44(0)5603641316 <+44%2056%200364%201316>
> > > US: +18448141689 <(844)%20814-1689>
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Tom Barber
> CTO Spicule LTD
> tom@spicule.co.uk
>
> http://spicule.co.uk
>
> GB: +44(0)5603641316 <+44%2056%200364%201316>
> US: +18448141689 <(844)%20814-1689>
>

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message