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From Dan Creswell <...@dcrdev.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: River release naming, version, etc.
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2007 19:56:38 GMT
Jim Hurley wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2007, at 2:56 PM, Frank Barnaby wrote:
>> 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
>> distribution.
>>
>>
>> Frank
> 
> The use of non-plural "download" and "distribution" above confused me --
> so to make sure we're all talking apples and apples (not oranges)...
> 
> There would be two downloads/distributions types:
>     apache-river-<#release number>-incubating-bin.{tar/zip}
>     apache-river-<#release number>-incubating-src.{tar/zip}
> 
> A resulting overlay of the two downloads would seemingly result
> in something that equals the current Starter Kit download.
> 

This is good for me.....

> -Jim
> 
> 


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