[izpack-devel] Request for source release

Marc Eppelmann marc.eppelmann at gmx.de
Wed Sep 13 19:49:37 CEST 2006

This is a good idea. 

I have created such ant target, that tar.gzips a fresh checkout src-tree. 

Should I commit it to the 3.9Branch?


Am Mittwoch, 13. September 2006 13:24 schrieb Alistair Bush:
> Hi.
> I am a presently helping the Gentoo Linux java community by creating
> packages.
> I am therefore emailing to request that you include source releases on your
> website for your future releases
> (and it would also be nice if you could do this for the latest stable
> release).
> These releases will preferable be versioned (izpack-3.9.1.tar.gz for
> example).
> Gentoo is a source based linux distro and as a result expects that
> everything, where ever possible, is to be packaged in source form.
> Having you (upstream) release source packages on your site will enable me
> to hopefully roll out the new releases very quickly to gentoo users.
> Just for your info here are some links that might be of interest.
> http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/java/wiki/How_to_be_a_good_upstream
> http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/java/wiki/Why_build_from_source  (just so
> you can see our motivation)
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/java/   (the gentoo java project)
> Thank you for your time.
> Alistair Bush.

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