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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Moving Category-B tarballs (was Re: [PROPOSAL] Starting the graduation process)
Date Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:58:33 GMT
On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
>
>
> --- Sab 2/6/12, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> ha scritto:
>
>> This situation doesn't seem to be
>> diffusing itself,
>> even tho I have tried to explain that the 3.4.0 release
>> deps "packaging" does not comply with infra policy.
>>
>> Surely there is a middle ground here- that the missing
>> release deps package simply be generated from those
>> tarballs in svn.  So long as the source release uses
>>
>> deps from the (downloaded from mirrors) deps package
>>
>> instead of directly from svn, AFAICT this project will
>> be in compliance with all legal and infra policies.
>>
>
>
> I certainly think this makes sense.
>
> Discriminating the Category-B tarballs in the mirrors
> is easier and does not give the impression that it is
> ASF code or that we are maintaining it. Plus mirrors
> are absolutely more adequate for distributing tarballs
> than a SVN repository.
>

Hi Pedro,

Andrew made some changes to the way ext-sources are downloaded.  Does
that address the concerns you raised on the graduation thread?  Could
you confirm?

Thanks!

-Rob


> Pedro.
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