Here's our release management page with instructions I followed in
putting the rc3 together:
What could be added/changed/corrected in the above to avoid the
specific issues that have arisen with the tag -- and anything else to
make the above as complete as possible?
On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 11:59 AM, John Muczynski <johnst...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> re: LICENSE being slightly different in the source tarball
> Here at SimuQuest, we've had similar confusions between files which are
> templates in version control but fleshed out in the release.
> Our solution has been to
> * keep the templates in a separate folder
> * use a templating language like the one in maven or Velocity
> * try to keep comments in each file saying what it is and where it came
> * not include the template folder in the binary release
> For us, this has been motivated less by tarball comparisons and more by
> wanting developers to modify and commit the "right" copy of the file.
> Hope the info helps.
> Kind Regards,
> Johnny Muczynski
> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 5:39 AM, Neil C Smith <neilcsm...@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 at 10:30 Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
>> > I think LICENSE being slightly different (better actually, right?) in
>> > the source tarball is perfectly fine if there's a rational reason for
>> > it - you just need to reassure people that it's not a mistake.
>> Thanks. Yes it's better - to clarify I meant aiming towards checking in
>> and tracking history in git of the version in the full source bundle.
>> Something for a later discussion anyway.
>> > For that you just need to be able to answer such questions with "have
>> > a look at http://netbeans.apache.org/release-management.html" instead
>> > of re-explaining every time.
>> Definitely one to add to the list of initial pages we were discussing the
>> other day then! ;-)
>> Thanks and best wishes,
>> Neil C Smith
>> Artist & Technologist
>> Praxis LIVE - hybrid visual IDE for creative coding - www.praxislive.org
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