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From Frank Barnaby <Frank.Barn...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: River release naming, version, etc.
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2007 18:56:26 GMT

On Sep 21, 2007, at 12:52 PM, Mark Brouwer wrote:

> Jim Hurley wrote:
>>> OPEN
>>> =====
>>> * Name, Version, release bundle, top-level installation directory
>> Apache has some guidelines around release file naming, as
>> discussed in:
>> <http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html#naming>
>> Following those, it seems like we should call our release:
>>   *  apache-river-<#release number>-incubating-{bin/src}.{tar/zip}
>> Having a separate binary and source release is different than our
>> practice with the Jini starter kit... but seems to fit into the  
>> best practices outlined in the "A Guide to Release Management  
>> During Incubation
>> (DRAFT)".  We could include the source in the binary distribution,  
>> but
>> I'll propose we don't for now (smaller download, potentially  
>> different
>> user, etc).
> I'm comfortable with a source and binary download but as those
> interested in the first release indicated they wanted it to be
> compatible to the largest extent possible and what will the impact be?
> Will an overlay of the source and binary distribution e.g. result in
> something that equals the current JTSK distribution, if so I don't  
> see a
> real problem.

Yes, the proposed distribution would be very similar to the current JTSK


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