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From Otto Fowler <>
Subject Re: Apache NiFi 1.7.1 RC1 Release Helper Guide
Date Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:26:11 GMT
Since there is an active RC and that is the only time it can be tested, I’d
like to point out or ask if anyone feels generous they can try to make sure it works as well as
automate some of the below.

On July 12, 2018 at 17:01:10, Andy LoPresto ( wrote:

Hello Apache NiFi community,

Please find the associated guidance to help those interested in
validating/verifying the release so they can vote.

# Download latest KEYS file:

# Import keys file:
gpg --import KEYS

# [optional] Clear out local maven artifact repository

# Pull down nifi-1.7.1 source release artifacts for review:


# Verify the signature
gpg --verify -v

# Verify the hashes (sha1, sha256, sha512) match the source and what was
provided in the vote email thread
shasum -a 1
shasum -a 256
shasum -a 512

# Unzip

# Verify the build works including release audit tool (RAT) checks
cd nifi-1.7.1
mvn clean install -Pcontrib-check,include-grpc

# Verify the contents contain a good README, NOTICE, and LICENSE.

# Verify the git commit ID is correct

# Verify the RC was branched off the correct git commit ID

# Look at the resulting convenience binary as found in nifi-assembly/target

# Make sure the README, NOTICE, and LICENSE are present and correct

# Run the resulting convenience binary and make sure it works as expected

# Send a response to the vote thread indicating a +1, 0, -1 based on your

Thank you for your time and effort to validate the release!

Andy LoPresto
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