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Re: Looks like wrong value for SVN_VER_REVISION in SWIG bindings for Python and Ruby?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:41:54 +0200

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011, at 18:29, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2011 at 11:23:30AM -0400, Shane Turner wrote:
> > Should I open a bug report to have the packages regenerated,
> No. Releases are never regenerated. That would invalidate signatures
> developers sent for the release.[*]
> We'll have to figure out the source of the problem and then try
> to avoid it in future releases.
> [*] These signatures are important to the release process because having
> multiple signatures proofs the release wasn't made by a single individual
> but by the Apache Subversion Project Member Committee which is legally
> part of the ASF. This protects individual developers from legal attacks
> because the ASF needs to be attacked instead.

It also allows consumers of the release to verify its authenticity.

Received on 2011-12-07 18:42:25 CET

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