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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: Release source package
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:11:56 GMT
On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 12:30 PM, Deron Eriksson <>

> I have a question (mostly for Luciano).
> I'm examining the release candidate files to try to verify that our
> candidate files are compliant with the Apache release management policy (
> I see under the Release Check List (
>, the
> following:
> "3.6 Release consists of source code only, no binaries.
> Each Apache release must contain a source package. This package may not
> contain compiled components (such as "jar" files) because compiled
> components are not open source, even if they were built from open source."
> Is this referring to -sources.jar or -src.tar.gz/

-src.tar.gz or mostly

> In system-ml-0.9.0-incubating-src.tar.gz, there
> is src/test/config/hadoop_bin_windows/bin/winutils.exe. Does this need to
> be removed?

Most likely, I really would like to get us out of having this in our git
repository, particularly because of the issues mentioned above, but also
because it makes us stick to one given Hadoop build.

> Or is the "source package" referring to the -sources.jar? Since
> it says each release must contain a source package, and -sources.jar is a
> source package, I assume we are fine. Is that correct?
This should be ok...

> Deron

Please create a sub-task under SYSTEMML-463 to track this issue.

Luciano Resende

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