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From Peter Klügl <pklu...@uni-wuerzburg.de>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Replace update site with composite repository
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:17:28 GMT

On 19.12.2012 06:27, Marshall Schor wrote:
> hi,
> I'm just now having a chance to look at this (sorry for the delay).
> Some initial questions:
> As part of this update, the UIMA SVN has a new top-level folder, parallel with
> uimaj, uima-as, etc., called eclipse-packagings.
> I noticed this folder is missing the normal trunk/tags/branches subfolders.  It
> would seem to me that we should have those, and when a new packaging is done, it
> would have a version, and be "tagged", like a release.
> I realize it may not be considered a release (because it's just a re-packaging
> of the already released Jars) but it still seems to me that we should have a
> trunk and a tags for this, and tag what we promote out.
> Another question:  There's a pom at the top level of the folder
> eclipse-packagings.  It says its for artifact "eclipse-packagings", and has a
> version number of "4".
> I would think it would have a version number of "1", since it's the first
> version being released.

I agree on all points. One thing I want to mention: We need some 
strategy for the version number as this packaging will probably contain 
releases with different version numbers, e.g., uima-2.4.0 and hopefully 
Therefore the number will be increased with asynchronous releases.


> More later...
> -Marshall
> On 11/29/2012 11:31 AM, Peter Klügl wrote:
>> Hi,
>> this vote is about replacing the current update site with a composite
>> repository, which essentially contains the same artifacts as before.
>> We discussed in UIMA-2475 (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/UIMA-2475)
>> that the update site of Apache UIMA is not compatible with p2 repositories.
>> This complicates, for example, the development of bundles built with Tycho.
>> The result of the discussion is right now a composite repository, which refers
>> to two update sites. The first one is exactly the currently published update
>> site (legacy) and the second one is a p2 repository (uima-2.4.0) containing
>> the eclipse bundles of the 2.4.0 release. Note that these artifacts are
>> provided twice.
>> The new update site (composite repository) is here:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/uima/eclipse-packagings/eclipse-update-site
>> Please vote to approve this release:
>> [ ] +1 Approve the release
>> [ ] -1 Veto the release (please provide specific comments)
>> [ ] 0   Don't care
>> PS: As this is essentially not a new release, I skipped most/all parts
>> mentioned in http://uima.apache.org/release.html

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