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Re: [VOTE] Apache Kafka Release 0.8.0 - Candidate 5
Seems like most people are verifying the src, so I'll pick on the
binaries and Maven stuff ;)

A few problems I see:

There are some vestigial Git files in the src download: an empty .git
and .gitignore

In the source download, I see the SBT license in LICENSE which seems
correct (since we distribute an SBT binary), but in the binary download
I see the same license. Don't we need the Scala license
(http://www.scala-lang.org/license.html) in the binary distribution?

I create a simple Ant+Ivy project to test resolving the artifacts
published to Apache staging repo: https://github.com/mumrah/kafka-ivy.
This will fetch Kafka libs from the Apache staging area and other things
from Maven Central. It will fetch the jars into lib/ivy/{conf} and
generate a report of the dependencies, conflicts, and licenses into
ivy-report. Notice I had to add three exclusions to get things working.
Maybe we should add these to our pom?

I think I'll have to -1 the release due to the missing Scala license in
the binary dist. We should check the other licenses as well (see
ivy-report from my little Ant project).


On 11/26/13 5:34 PM, Joe Stein wrote:
> This is the fifth candidate for release of Apache Kafka 0.8.0.   This
> release candidate is now built from JDK 6 as RC4 was built with JDK 7.
> Release Notes for the 0.8.0 release
> http://people.apache.org/~joestein/kafka-0.8.0-candidate5/RELEASE_NOTES.html
> *** Please download, test and vote by Monday December, 2nd, 12pm PDT
> Kafka's KEYS file containing PGP keys we use to sign the release:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/kafka/KEYS in addition to the md5 and sha1
> checksum
> * Release artifacts to be voted upon (source and binary):
> http://people.apache.org/~joestein/kafka-0.8.0-candidate5/
> * Maven artifacts to be voted upon prior to release:
> https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/staging/
> (i.e. in sbt land this can be added to the build.sbt to use Kafka
> resolvers += "Apache Staging" at "
> https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/staging/"
> libraryDependencies += "org.apache.kafka" % "kafka_2.10" % "0.8.0"
> )
> * The tag to be voted upon (off the 0.8 branch) is the 0.8.0 tag
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=kafka.git;a=tag;h=2c20a71a010659e25af075a024cbd692c87d4c89
> /*******************************************
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