[izpack-devel] Request for source release

odb miraodb at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 13 20:54:30 CEST 2006

Hi Marc,

Yes that's a good idea in my opinion.
I vote yes.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Eppelmann" <marc.eppelmann at gmx.de>
To: <izpack-devel at lists.berlios.de>
Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: [izpack-devel] Request for source release

> 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?
> Cheers
> Marc
> 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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