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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Starting the graduation process
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 23:34:37 GMT
On 30 May 2012 00:03, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
>
> --- Mar 29/5/12, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> ha scritto:
> ...
>
>> >
>> > The idea that we have remaining issues with Category-B
>> > tarballs in the tree has been around since before the
>> > release, and one of our mentors (Ross I recall) did
>> > acknowledge my point of view.
>> >
>>
>> Again, I don't see an issue here.  But if you feel
>> strongly about this you are welcome to copy the
>> ext_sources over to Apache Extras and do a
>> trivial update of the build
>> script.   Whatever makes you happy.
>
> I am busy at the moment, plus doing this will
> mean I have to suspend the updates I was working
> on.
>
> I think I will start next week. I will only move
> Category-B code and I will disable it from the
> buildbots too: it's rather inconvenient to have
> the buildbot depend on downloading extra tarballs.
>
> This is admittedly a stop gap solution to comply
> better with the Apache policies, the real fix would
> be to work collectively on replacing the code that
> can be replaced:

Alternatively, it is possible to include cat B [1] dependencies in binary form.
Is there any need to include the source?

[1] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-b

> rhino --> Google V8
> nss   --> openssl
> Seamonkey --> Mulberry library
>
> but that doesn't seem to be a priority for 4.0 :( .
>
> Pedro.
>

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