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From Yegor Kozlov <yegor.koz...@dinom.ru>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache POI 3.16-beta1 release (RC1)
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:35:50 GMT
+1

Yegor

On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 3:06 PM, Javen O'Neal <onealj@apache.org> wrote:

> Hallo,
>
> I have prepared artifacts for the release of Apache POI 3.16-beta1 (RC1).
>
> Copied from the new summary section in the changelog [1], the most
> notable changes in this release are:
>
> - Initial work on adding a Gradle build, the Ant based build is
> currently still the official buildsystem, but there are plans to replace
> this with Gradle in the future.
> - Add support for password protected files with "Microsoft Enhanced
> Cryptographic Provider v1.0"
> - Improve support for reading VBA macros
> - Examples to encrypt temp files in SXSSF
>
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/poi/3.16-beta1-RC1/
>
> What to look for?
> - verify the artifacts' md5 and sha1 hashes and asc signature. This is
> my first POI release and my first release signed with 8BABDD6C, so you
> may need to import it into your keystore.
> This key is included in the following KEYS files [2], [3].
> It is also be found by searching on [4], [5], or most other PGP key
> servers.
> Steps to verify this are at the end of this email.
> - add, remove, or modify notable changes. I believe these notes are
> separate from the artifacts, so the changes can be updated without
> necessarily rolling a new release (though no big deal if this needs done).
> - maybe run another common-crawl test
> - check for unintentional API breaks
> - verify enum-related (bug 59836 [6]) unintentional API breaks in 3.15
> are fixed in this 3.16 beta
>
> Please vote [7] to release the artifacts. Please vote 0 if everything
> looks good but you did not have time to test the artifacts in a POI
> powered application.
>
> The vote stays open for at least 72hrs, 2016-11-17, 23:59 UTC, staying
> open until we have analyzed the results of common-crawl.
> If no issues are discovered, the planned release announcement date is
> Wednesday, 2016-11-23.
>
> Javen O'Neal
>
> Steps to verify the build artifacts:
> wget https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/poi/KEYS; gpg --import KEYS
> gpg --import KEYS
> (alternatively,  gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-key 8BABDD6C)
> svn checkout https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/poi/3.16-beta1-RC1
> cd 3.16-beta1-RC1
> find . -name "*.md5" -type f -execdir md5sum -c {} \;
> find . -name "*.sha1" -type f -execdir sha1sum -c {} \;
> find . -name "*.asc" -exec gpg --no-secmem-warning --verify {} \;
>
> More detailed instructions can be found at
> https://poi.apache.org/download.html#verify
>
> [1] https://poi.apache.org/changes.html
> [2] https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/poi/KEYS
> [3] https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/poi/trunk/KEYS
> [4] https://people.apache.org/keys/
> [5] https://pgp.mit.edu/
> [6] https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=59836
> [7]
> https://www.apache.org/foundation/voting.html#expressing-votes-1-0-1-and-
> fractions
>
>

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