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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question on release process - making release public by svn move
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:22:15 GMT
Moving this thread over to dev@subversion. We're using the dist area
for our upcoming 1.7.4 release (early next week).

Also copying the mailing list for release managers (release-discuss@)

Cheers,
-g

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 13:58, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14 February 2012 11:26, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10 February 2012 01:25, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm looking into updating the JMeter release instructions to use the
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/ repo.
>>
>> Potentially also add the information to the releases FAQ [2] for
>> everyone to use.
>>
>> Ping: can no-one offer help here?
>
> I also asked on users@subversion, and did not get any further there.
>
> The only suggestion I got was to use svnmucc to allow multiple file
> renames within a single commit.
>
> Is that what httpd is using?
>
> If so, do you have a script to create the command line?
>
>> AFAICT the project has been using svnpubsub for releases for some
>> while now, and judging by the SVN logs have got a process that works
>> well.
>
> Are there no RMs here who can provide details on how the httpd process works?
>
>> Hopefully JMeter and other projects can benefit from the httpd experience.
>>
>> [2] http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#upload-ci
>>
>>> AIUI you use dev/httpd/ for vote staging, and then rename the files to
>>> release/httpd/
>>>
>>> The documentation [1] says:
>>>
>>>>>
>>> *How do we make it public?*
>>> ...
>>> The release tarballs and signatures can be svn mv'ed from the
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/httpd/ repository across to the
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/httpd/ repository.
>>> <<
>>>
>>> I've tried using svn mv directly on a test repo (i.e. not using a
>>> workspace), and it does not seem to be possible to move multiple files
>>> at once.
>>>
>>> Can I ask for a bit more detail on how you actually do the move?
>>>
>>> I want to ensure that we preserve the history to show that the
>>> release/ files are derived from the dev/ files; this ties them back to
>>> the vote thread.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> [1] http://httpd.apache.org/dev/release.html

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