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From Gilles <>
Subject Re: [release-plugin] best multi-module project?
Date Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:03:04 GMT
On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:50:26 +0000, sebb wrote:
> On 18 February 2018 at 13:46, Thomas Vandahl <> wrote:
>> On 18.02.18 14:20, Rob Tompkins wrote:
>>> Not quite because our release process isn’t precisely the same as 
>>> what maven does. Hence, our release plugin strives to be a shim for 
>>> our site and distribution files. But yes, I agree that “mvn deploy” 
>>> should essentially do everything you need.
> The Maven release process is not the same as the standard ASF release
> process.
> In particular it does not handle releases to the ASF mirror system.

Raises another question: Is it good or bad? :-)
Why, being an Apache project, can it derogate from the standard


>> Doesn't everyone complain what a PITA the Commons release process 
>> is?
>> Why exactly do we try to implement our own release plugin instead of
>> following the standards? Releasing a component should not require a
>> Ph.D, IMO
>> Bye, Thomas.

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