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From Adam Prime <adam.pr...@utoronto.ca>
Subject Re: [vote] Submit a motion to the ASF board to exempt Apache::* from the official release process
Date Tue, 26 Jul 2011 03:32:22 GMT
I'll +1 this, but i'm worried about the message it's going to send.  I 
haven't been on top of actually testing and +1'ing releases lately, but 
i also feel like i could be, if i got a poke about actually getting it done.

Adam


On 7/25/2011 10:55 PM, Fred Moyer wrote:
> Getting the releases out for our sub distributions such as
> Apache::Reload,Apache::SizeLimit,Apache::DBI has been a challenge.
> With our current release processes, we need twelve +1 votes (3 for
> core, 3 for AT/ASL/AR) to release a version of mod_perl with Apache::*
> changes, whereas most ASF projects may only need three +1 votes to
> release a new version.  We need this exemption since those modules are
> under the ASF license.
>
> We have enough feedback from httpd core during Apache::Test releases
> that I think we can still go with the standard release process.  But
> this motion I propose to submit would exempt said modules from those
> official release process needs.
>
> Please vote!
>
> Text of proposed motion:
>
> 'The mod_perl PMC petitions the ASF board to exempt the
> Apache::Sizelimit, Apache::Reload, Apache::DBI, and Apache::Reload
> modules to skip over the normal release rules governing ASF project
> releases and be released directly to CPAN.  With the large number of
> sub-projects the mod_perl project has spawned, the number of votes to
> do a major mod_perl release can reach 12, which is 4x as much as some
> other ASF projects.  Apache::Test continues to have participation from
> httpd core members, and as such is consistently able to get enough
> votes for releases, and does not need this exemption.'
>
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