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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache ODF Toolkit 0.6-incubating(RC5)
Date Thu, 23 May 2013 21:04:56 GMT
On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 1:56 AM, Florian Hopf
<mailinglists@florian-hopf.de> wrote:
> Hi Joe,
>
> thanks for your feedback. This is my first release and only the second
> release of the Odftoolkit so I am glad to get some guidance on things we
> missed so far.
>
>
> On 18.05.2013 20:41, Joe Brockmeier wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, May 12, 2013, at 09:17 AM, Florian Hopf wrote:
>>>
>>> RC 5 of the ODF Toolkit 0.6-incubating is ready for release. This
>>> release candidate addresses missing licenses and the disclaimer that
>>> have been identified during the last IPMC vote.
>>
>>
>> Which of the artifacts are we meant to be voting on? We have three
>> source choices (tar.bz2, tar.gz, zip) - and ideally we'd be testing
>> *all* of these to verify that they're the same. Why not distribute just
>> one tarball?
>>
>> I'm OK with convenience binaries, but I really don't think it's a good
>> idea to put them in the same directory as the source artifacts you want
>> voted on.
>
>
> Ok, I will put the binaries separately and only add the source zip.
>

I wonder if it would be good to publish just three files:  one each of
source, doc and binaries?  Just do them all as .zip (which is
available on all platforms).  It would make release verification a
little easier.

>
>>
>> Also, I can't +1 this because the signature of the distributed artifact
>> does not match the KEYS file in your dist directory.
>>
>> Your dist directory has this KEYS file:
>>
>> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/odftoolkit/KEYS
>>
>> Which only has Devin Han's key. You're distributing a KEYS file with
>> your own key, but obviously we're not going to trust a KEYS file that is
>> distributed with the source tarball itself.
>>
>> You need to upload your new KEYS file and point to it in your email
>> asking for votes. Could you please re-roll this and start a new VOTE?
>
>
> Thanks, so far I got the impression that the most important place to put my
> key is at https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/
> I am not sure yet how to upload files to the dist folder but I'll figure
> that out.
>
> As those changes don't require any changes to the source tree I think we
> don't need to vote on the dev-list again but only on the incubator list?
>

Maybe have the votes in parallel, at the same time?

-Rob

> Thanks
>
> Florian
>
>
> --
> Florian Hopf
> Freelance Software Developer
>
> http://blog.florian-hopf.de
>
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