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From Emilian Bold <emilian.b...@protonmail.ch>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) rc1
Date Wed, 23 May 2018 18:57:35 GMT
Ate, could we get a vote on this release?

If you look at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+RC1
we are already making progress on the (non-blocking) issues reported.

--emi

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On 21 May 2018 3:54 PM, Ate Douma <ate@douma.nu> wrote:

> I'm inclined to vote positive on this RC1, overall looks great!
> 
> -   verified the MD5 and SHA1, and PGP signatures with the ASC files.
> -   executed rat check (ant rat) and verified the report.
> -   build and run the source (using JDK8), and all seems fine.
>     
>     However I still have two questions:
>     
>     a) nbbuild/licenses folder still has the GPL license file, which I
>     
>     thought/expected no longer should be needed with the fix from
>     
>     NETBEANS-305 [1]?
>     
>     Is there still a GPL usage left? If so this then could be a blocker IMO.
>     
>     b) Justin provided detailed feedback on the 9.0-Beta-RC3 on (possible)
>     
>     needed improvements/fixes for the binary dist LICENSE/NOTICE file [2],
>     
>     thereafter recorded as a todo action list on the wiki [3] (end of page).
>     
>     Some of those points have been addressed (marked DONE), but many/most
>     
>     are not, and neither resolved/fixed (or otherwise marked as NVT).
>     
>     As just an example, Justin noticed for the ./ide/modules/ext/smackx.jar
>     
>     file that it included the BSD licensed JZlib, which wasn't mentioned in
>     
>     the LICENSE file. And still isn't for this 9.0-RC1.
>     
>     I don't think any of those are blockers, but it would be good to address
>     
>     these (create NETBEANS issues for them) before the final 9.0 release.
>     
>     Regards, Ate
>     
>     [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NETBEANS-305
>     
>     https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/pull/540
>     
>     [2]
>     
>     http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201801.mbox/<C4C5D5C4-AB44-4AFE-ADE2-9E91F593A9B3@classsoftware.com>
>     
>     [3]
>     
>     https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+Beta+rc3
>     
>     On 2018-05-21 00:33, Emilian Bold wrote:
>     
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > The Apache NetBeans community has voted on and approved a proposal to release Apache
NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) rc1.
> > 
> > We now kindly request that the Incubator PMC members review and vote on this incubator
release candidate.
> > 
> > Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) vote thread:
> > 
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c2a06adc83e2819e6d96c7dff8d0e22a97001f99bfda12515d4d9609@<dev.netbeans.apache.org>
> > 
> > Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) vote result thread:
> > 
> > https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/94f7a5e4601e26c7edb8264df7df53dd8ed215ecfc568816a162f2af@<dev.netbeans.apache.org>
> > 
> > Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) constitutes all the modules in the Apache NetBeans
Git repo, which together provide the NetBeans Platform (i.e., the underlying application framework),
as well as all the modules that provide the Java SE-related features of Apache NetBeans.
> > 
> > In short, Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating) is a full IDE for Java SE development.
> > 
> > Build artifacts available here:
> > 
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/netbeans/incubating-netbeans-java/incubating-9.0-rc1-rc1
> > 
> > The specific artifact to be voted on:
> > 
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/netbeans/incubating-netbeans-java/incubating-9.0-rc1-rc1/incubating-netbeans-java-9.0-rc1-source.zip
> > 
> > Included in the above are the DEPENDENCIES, DISCLAIMER, LICENSE, and NOTICE files,
as well as a README file with build instructions, which are the same as these:
> > 
> > https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/blob/master/README.md
> > 
> > SHA1: a1a265455c8246f849b14982fa3c36b351b21876
> > 
> > KEYS file:
> > 
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/incubator/netbeans/KEYS
> > 
> > Apache NetBeans Git Repo tag: 9.0-rc1-rc1:
> > 
> > https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/tree/9.0-rc1-rc1
> > 
> > Note: NetBeans license violation checks are managed via the rat-exclusions.txt file:
> > 
> > https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans/blob/master/nbbuild/rat-exclusions.txt
> > 
> > Rat report shows no unknown licenses, except for license files:
> > 
> > https://builds.apache.org/job/incubator-netbeans-release/302/artifact/rat-java-temp/nbbuild/build/rat-report.txt
> > 
> > The license files listed in the Rat report are known and an issue exists for solving
this:
> > 
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NETBEANS-305
> > 
> > Included as a convenience binary, not relevant for the voting purposes (unzip it,
run it and you'll see Apache NetBeans):
> > 
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/netbeans/incubating-netbeans-java/incubating-9.0-rc1-rc1/incubating-netbeans-java-9.0-rc1-bin.zip
> > 
> > Also included as a convenience binary the NBMs:
> > 
> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/netbeans/incubating-netbeans-java/incubating-9.0-rc1-rc1/nbms
> > 
> > New & Noteworthy features of the 9.0 Release:
> > 
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+New+and+Noteworthy
> > 
> > Release specific wiki page:
> > 
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Apache+NetBeans+9.0+RC1
> > 
> > How (and what) to try out the release:
> > 
> > 1.  Download the artifact to be voted on and unzip it.
> > 2.  Build it using the README provided by the artifact.
> > 3.  Look in nbbuild/netbeans for the NetBeans installation created by the build
process.
> > 4.  Run the NetBeans executable and (if you're running on JDK 8) you'll be prompted
to install nb-javac, after agreeing to its licensing terms, and (if you're running on JDK
9), you'll be able to use javac directly from JDK 9 and, optionally, you'll be prompted to
install nb-javac, after agreeing to its licensing terms.
> > 
> > If the above succeeds, i.e., Apache NetBeans installs and starts up, you will have
a development environment that complies with Apache IP requirements and you should vote +1
in this thread.
> > 
> > Please try out the package, using the instructions above, and vote!
> > 
> > The vote is open for 7 days
> > 
> > [ ] +1 Release this package as Apache NetBeans 9.0 RC1 (incubating)
> > 
> > [ ] 0 I don't feel strongly about it, but I'm okay with the release
> > 
> > [ ] -1 Do not release this package because...
> > 
> > Emilian Bold
> > 
> > on behalf of the Apache NetBeans PPMC
> > 
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> > 
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