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Re: Hosting tarballs on ASF infrastructure

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 09:48:19 -0500

Ping.

Greg, any additional steps we need to take before uploading the archival
tarballs to archive.apache.org ?

-Hyrum

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Hyrum K. Wright <
hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:

>
>
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:44, Hyrum K. Wright
>> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Justin Erenkrantz <
>> justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
>> >> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> >> > 1) Is there a guide somewhere about how to use the ASF mirrors and
>> >> > release
>> >> > infrastructure?
>> >>
>> >> http://www.apache.org/dev/mirrors.html
>> >>
>> >> > 2) Is it possible for us to move the existing tarballs to somewhere
>> on
>> >> > ASF
>> >> > infrastructure, so that we can maintain a complete archive of all
>> past
>> >> > releases (without having to split up said archive)?
>> >>
>> >> Possible, yes, as there is no legal obstruction in doing so - however,
>> >> I'll leave it to Greg to provide a recommendation here. My suggestion
>> >> would be to import the old releases into archive.apache.org - but this
>> >> is a bit of uncharted territory for the ASF, so there may be some
>> >> policy wrangling that is best left to Greg. -- justin
>> >
>> > Greg,
>> > This looks like a good location, do you know what needs to happen so I
>> can
>> > get the appropriate privs to upload to the subversion/ directory there?
>> >
>> > Also, I'm planning on just putting the release tarballs, not the deps
>> > tarballs. Any reason why we should include the deps tarballs?
>>
>> Ah. Thanks for the reminder.
>>
>> Do the deps have code that is less permissive than the Apache license?
>> e.g MPL or LGPL (or GPL!) ?
>>
>
> Not sure. In the current set of tarballs, we've got sqlite, serf, apr,
> apr-util, neon, zlib, and possibly apr-iconv (in the zips). In the pre-1.4
> days, we actually included the current deps in the shipping Subversion
> tarballs, but it might have been just apr, apr-util and neon at that point.
>
>
>> I believe we should have no problem with the svn tarballs themselves,
>> and will follow up on legal-discuss with that.
>>
>> Note that archive.apache.org is not mirrored. The mirroring system
>> applies just to current releases.
>>
>
> That's fine. I'm just looking to consolidate our artifacts in one location
> as part of the asymptotic move away from tigris.
>
> -Hyrum
>
Received on 2010-05-11 16:50:09 CEST

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