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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release build 5.5.28
Date Sun, 02 Aug 2009 16:34:42 GMT
On 02/08/2009, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> sebb wrote:
>  > Just noticed another problem - the source archive does not contain the
>  > overall build script.
>
>
> I don't know where you are looking, but the script is there.

Sorry, my bad - I'd expanded the archives and was looking in the wrong
directory.

>
>  > There are probably other source files missing.
>
>
> Making assumptions about what is and isn't present is not helpful.

It looked like the whole build directory was missing.

>  There are a couple of files missing when compared to svn but:
>  a) the missing build files are for an optional module not included in
>  the distributed binary
>  b) they have been missing in previous releases
>  c) no user has ever complained about them being missing.
>
>  None of the missing files *need* to be in the src archive but I do think
>  that they should be. Given the circumstances, I see no issue with fixing
>  this for the next release rather than re-rolling this release.
>
>
>  > It ought to be possible to build Tomcat from the sources without
>  > needing to download any further Tomcat files.
>
>
> It is. I just have.
>

Again, sorry for the noise.

>  Mark
>
>
>
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