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From Devin Han <devin...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache ODF Toolkit 0.5-incubating-rc3
Date Tue, 13 Dec 2011 10:05:10 GMT
Hi Nick,

Thanks for the timely comments, just before I send the vote mail on
incubatoe-general.

2011/12/13 Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com>

> On Thu, 8 Dec 2011, Devin Han wrote:
>
>> After two RC version, a new candidate for the ODF Toolkit 0.5-incubating
>> release is available  at:
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~**devinhan/odftoolkit-release/**
>> odftoolkit-0.5-incubating-rc3/<http://people.apache.org/%7Edevinhan/odftoolkit-release/odftoolkit-0.5-incubating-rc3/>
>>
>
> Ideally we should have MD5 and SHA1 hashes for all of these files
> (currently missing) and GPG signatures (only available for the -src). Any
> chance you could upload these too? (These could be added now, it wouldn't
> need a re-vote, but they should be added before release)
>
>
These files have been generated on my machine, just need submitted. It's
easy.


> In the all the zips, LICENSE.txt and HEADER.txt seem to have very broken
> line endings. Inside the jars the files look fine, so I'm not sure what's
> up there. . Might not be relase blocking, but should be looked at - are the
> svn props correct on them?
>
>
I will try it.


> One likely blocker though is the names of the jars and poms within the
> artifacts. At Apache, we vote not only on the state of the source code that
> goes into a release, but on the release artifacts themselves. The voted on
> artifacts are then moved straight to dist if approved. The problem is that
> these files contain jars with -rc3 in their names, and if the vote passed
> the files would need to be -FINAL instead. As the file names are inside the
> release artifacts that won't be changed, that's a problem.
>
>
That's a big problem. Have removed -rc3 now.


> I think therefore we need to re-cut the release with artifacts with the
> correct names, then do another vote. That could also be a chance to fix the
> line endings in the release files, and include the hashes and signatures
> from the start
>
> (If you look on general@incubator at some of the other podlings doing
> releases, you'll hopefully see the way it's normally done for maven based
> projects)
>
>
> On a slight related note, I've setup the directory on people ready to
> receive the final files (vote permitting), and added the KEYS file. It's
> /www/www.apache.org/dist/**incubator/odftoolkit<http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/odftoolkit>once
we're ready
>

Thanks


>
> Nick
>



-- 
-Devin

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