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From Les Hazlewood <lhazlew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Cracking off a release
Date Thu, 13 May 2010 23:07:46 GMT
Yeah, it was longer than expected for sure, but it was a great
learning process.  Thanks Alan and Craig for all the help you've given
us along the way!

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Craig L Russell
<craig.russell@oracle.com> wrote:
> On May 13, 2010, at 2:10 PM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>
>>
>> On May 13, 2010, at 1:15 PM, Kalle Korhonen wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Another quick comment.  If you're using Nexus staging we don't need to
>>>> increment 1.0.x.  You can just drop the staging repository and form a
>>>> new,
>>>> fixed, one.
>>>
>>> Well, that's a possibility in marginal cases depending on what went
>>> wrong but the tag's created already at that point.
>>
>> Good point.  How about cutting a branch, say branches/1.0 and the release
>> manager, RM, has total control over it, i.e. nothing gets added there w/out
>> his explicit permission.  The RM can cut a tag, create a staging repo, then
>> start a vote.  If the vote fails he deletes both the tag and staging repo.
>>  IIUC, deleting the tag is kosher so long has it has not been blessed by the
>> PMC by a release vote.  (Craig, do you concur?)
>
> You can create as many 1.0.0 releases as you like, as long as the last one
> is approved by the incubator PMC. A staging area directory is typical. If
> the artifacts are bad for whatever reason you can delete the tag, retag and
> respin until you get it approved. There is no reason to bump the release
> number (e.g. 1.0.1, 1.0.2, etc.) due to a failed artifact.
>
> So I agree "what Alan said".
>
> And a side comment. This has been a long incubation but I think you folks
> have got it. Just turn the crank and get out of here. ;-)
>
> Craig
>
>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Alan
>>
>>
>
> Craig L Russell
> Architect, Oracle
> http://db.apache.org/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>
>

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