CI is a good start.

For what I remember we at least need to do the following steps:

1.) One of the most important steps is to get the IP clearance done. 
It's good that we get all the grants from Oracle, but the PMC must also 
actively verify that all the stuff we got is clean from an intellectual 
property perspective. There is a form for it in the incubator:

We also keep track about it on our incubator status page.

2.) We need to check all the dependencies and verify if they are compatible 
with the ASF rules

Any other mentor can ACK if my advice is still up2date?
The last time I did this was quite a few years back ;)

txs and LieGrue,

> Am 08.08.2017 um 19:44 schrieb John McDonnell <>:
> Not a mentor,  but if the code is in the Apache Repo, should we not look at 
> setting up the CI infrastructure, i.e. Jenkins etc, so that at least nightly 
> builds can be produced from the new Apache Netbeans codebase?
> Regards
> John
>> On 8 Aug 2017, at 15:54, Geertjan Wielenga 
>> <> wrote:
>> Hi, especially, mentors,
>> Let's assume that the NetBeans 1st code donation is done and that the code
>> is in Apache Git.
>> What are then the very next steps that need to be taken to prepare the code
>> for release.
>> Can someone point to the specific page outlining in detail the steps that
>> will then need to be taken, with any specific additional advice/thoughts on
>> this -- and who specifically from Apache, i.e., I assume our mentors,
>> though will there also be others, will be there to guide and provide input
>> to the various steps that will need to be taken?
>> I think we'll use the Apache NetBeans Wiki to track everything, i.e., to
>> list all the specific tasks, assign people to work on them, collect open
>> items, etc.
>> Thanks,
>> Gj

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