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From Oliver Heger <oliver.he...@oliver-heger.de>
Subject Re: [all] Question about release documentation
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:54:29 GMT
Am 20.08.2012 18:35, schrieb sebb:
> On 20 August 2012 13:32, Oliver Heger <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de> wrote:
>> Just a question about our current documentation about cutting releases:
>>
>> [1] mentions that symbolic links should be created for the distributions. I
>> think this is outdated. Can anybody confirm this? I will then update the
>> instructions accordingly.
>
> I don't think the symbolic links are very useful.
> They are certainly not necessary, and it's easy for them to get out of date.
>
> If a mirror is set up correctly, they do work, however anyone
> downloading from the symbolic link will see the file as
>     commons-dbutils-current-bin.zip
> rather than
>    commons-dbutils-1.5-bin.zip (for example).
>

The older release instructions [2] even say, symbolic links should not 
be used at all (section 2 Update Release Directory).

[2]http://commons.apache.org/releases/release.html

>> Thanks
>> Oliver
>>
>> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/commons/UsingNexus
>>
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