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From Carin Meier <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Jenkins Nightly Release Pipeline with MXNet Scala
Date Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:53:37 GMT
Thanks for everyone involved in this effort. This not only is a huge win
for the Scala community but also for the Clojure community which depends on
the Scala jar artifact.

Well done.

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 9:58 PM Zach Kimberg <>

> Hi,
> A little over a month ago, we announced the nightly build of the Scala
> package on Nexus [1]. It featured the same statically linked binary build
> logic used by the Python pip to make the adoption as easy for our JVM users
> as for our python users. However, that release occurred on a private
> pipeline using code that was not publicly available.
> First, I would like to thank Sheng for contributing the pip binary build
> scripts to the community and making them accessible as part of the MXNet
> repository [2]. Now, everyone can produce similar published artifacts for
> their own needs and we can better verify the release production code as
> part of the Jenkins CI.
> Using his contribution, we have created a new job on the MXNet Jenkins for
> publishing artifacts on a nightly basis [3]. In order to ensure the highest
> quality for our releases regardless of user system, it will automatically
> test the artifacts across other distributions including Ubuntu 16.04,
> Ubuntu 18.04, and CentOS 7 as part of the deployment.
> You can find the code for the nightly publish pipeline on the repo [4]. We
> hope that others can work off of this pipeline to help expand the same
> static building and thorough testing to additional MXNet packages and
> language bindings in the future.
> Special thanks to Qing for his help throughout the project, Sheng for the
> binary build logic, Marco for his reviews and support working with Jenkins,
> Anton for setting up the development Jenkins for us, and Frank and Naveen
> for work on the Scala maven build and deployment.
> Zach
> [1] -;quick~org.apache.mxnet
> [2] -
> [3] -
> [4] -

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