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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ReleaseTodo steps
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 03:05:15 GMT
Chris Hostetter wrote:
> : > They are there.... just not replicated or shown in mirrors?
> : > http://www.apache.org/dist/lucene/java/
> : >   
> : 
> : Its pretty odd they don't go out to the mirrors - I mean, whats the
> : point? Users can't use them to verify anything anyway if they don't have
> : them. Anyone know anything about this?
>
> It's intentional: you always want to get the hash from the authoritative 
> source (and not a mirror) so you can actaully verify the checksum. 
> (particularly if you don't have gpg to check the signature files).
>
> http://tomcat.apache.org/download-connectors.cgi..
>  "Alternatively, you can verify the MD5 signature (hash value) on the 
>   files. Make sure you get these files from the main site, rather than 
>   from a mirror. The above [MD5] links automatically retrieve the 
>   signature files from the main site."
>
>
>
>
> -Hoss
>
>
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>   
Okay, thanks Hoss.

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- Mark

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