On 12 February 2018 at 14:00, Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 04:40:40PM +0100, Daniel Gruno wrote:
>> On 02/09/2018 04:29 PM, sebb wrote:
>> > On 9 February 2018 at 10:03, Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org> wrote:
>> >> Hullo folks, time for a release methinks!
>> >>
>> >> This is a vote on the artifacts collected from the tree in the 0.10
>> >> branch with commit hash a8ea8a044996ba0aea08fe59156edb79cd6f9db8.
>> >>
>> >> The tree can be inspected at
>> >> https://github.com/apache/incubator-ponymail/tree/a8ea8a044996ba0aea08fe59156edb79cd6f9db8
>> >>
>> >> The release candidate is available at:
>> >> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/incubator/ponymail/
>> >
>> > -1
>> >
>> > The dist archive does not agree with the GIT commit.
>>
>> It doesn't have to agree. It is files _collected_ from that hash.
>
> Plus a bunch more.
>
> Any autoconf-based project only has "configure.ac" in their source
> tree. But the *release* has "configure" in there.
>
> Throw in lots of crap about aclocal, automake, blah blah, crap.
>
> No. A release tarball never matches a revision in source control.

That's not my experience.

What's the point of the VCS revision if it does not match the files
that are in the tarball?

> Cheers,
> -g

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