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Re: 1.6.18 tarballs up for testing/signing

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 11:40:12 +0200

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Subversion-1.6.18 tarballs are now available for testing/signing by
> committers. To obtain them please check out a working copy from
>  https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/subversion
> Please add your signatures to the .asc files there.
> You can use the release.py script for this:
>  release.py sign-candidates --target /path/to/dist/dev/subversion/wc 1.6.18
> which is the equivalent of running the following command for each tarball:
>  gpg -ba -f - subversion-1.6.18.tar.bz2 >> subversion-1.6.18.tar.bz2.asc
> Since this is a 1.6.x release there are -dep tarballs
> which should also be signed by those who test them.
> I've run a test build with these dependencies on a Debian Linux system.
> While signatures for this release are collected via dist.apache.org
> the release won't be made from apache.org but from tigris.org.
> Downstream packagers, please keep in mind that this release is not
> blessed yet. Please do not distribute binaries compiled from these
> sources before the release has been officially announced. This release
> may still be pulled and supplanted by a different one (with a new version
> number) in case of unforeseen problems during the testing phase.

Concerning the Windows sigs: I'm afraid I can't help ATM.

Though my interest in another 1.6 release is quite low from a personal
standpoint (and @work we're about to migrate everyone to 1.7), I
wouldn't mind letting my laptop do some useful work to be able to
provide a sig. It's just that ... it's been a hell of a busy week both
@home and @work for me, so I haven't gotten around to it. So I hope
some of the other Windows devs can do it. If not, I'll try to make
some time during the weekend, and send my signature by Monday morning.

Received on 2012-03-30 11:41:11 CEST

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