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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: Testing 4.1.3 - source builds
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:23:16 GMT
Am 10/03/2016 09:49 PM, schrieb Patricia Shanahan:
> On 10/3/2016 12:45 PM, Marcus wrote:
>> Am 10/03/2016 09:40 PM, schrieb Patricia Shanahan:
>>> Testing seems to be going well, but there is a very specific requirement
>>> for a release.
>>> A PMC member, to cast a binding +1 vote approving a relese, needs to
>>> have built the software from source and tested it on a machine under the
>>> PMC member's control. See
>>> PMC members please indicate when they have done that test, to help me
>>> decide when to start a vote.
>> I've build today that branch with release options. Is this sufficient or
>> do I need to build from the [zip|gz|bzip] file?
> I believe it does have to be from the zip etc. but I am not sure. The
> actual wording is:
> "Before casting +1 binding votes, individuals are REQUIRED to download
> all signed source code packages onto their own hardware, verify that
> they meet all requirements of ASF policy on releases as described below,
> validate all cryptographic signatures, compile as provided, and test the
> result on their own platform."

wow, *all signed source code packages* ? What a bummer. ;-) OK, I'll do 
that testing tomorrow.

Nevertheless, when there are still no objections we should start the 
vote in the very next days.


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