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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] Build from top dir
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2010 02:41:10 GMT
Chris Hostetter wrote on 12/7/10 8:29 PM:

> 1) Although the lucene release haven't really set a good example of this, 
> the mantra Juka has always evangalized that i've come to appreciate is 
> that the "source" release should essentially be "svn export | tar | gzip"


> 2) The source release is all that matters, it's the only thing that *must* 
> be voted on.

in that light, I think this thread is moot.

Am I wrong?

> i wouldn't jump through any hoops trying to organize the code in some 
> convoluted way just for the sake of trying to simplify the release voting 
> -- if you want to to keep the vote simple, make the source release 
> artificats clean, clear, well documented and easy to "build"
> If it makes sense for the Lucy build to have 200 different binary 
> artifacts targeted at diff languages, so be it - the important thing is 
> that every one of those binary packages needs to be reproducable by anyone 
> with the source release, the build documentation, and a copy of the 
> neccessary dependencies.


Peter Karman  .  .

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