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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: apache binary distributions
Date Sun, 16 Aug 2015 19:33:51 GMT
On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 12:29 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> > The Hadoop PMC is utterly free to produce a Hadoop RPM with Hadoop in it
> > that corresponds to an Apache Hadoop release.  Having project Foo
> produce a
> > release of Bar, Baz and Pigdog is pretty far off the reservation,
> however.
>
> It is. But if they screw up packaging guidelines inadvertently and the
> downstream
> want to take matters in their own hands -- how is it "off the reservation"?
>

The downstream shouldn't be calling their artifacts Hadoop if they aren't
the Hadoop PMC in any case.


>
> Remember -- we're still talking producing binary packages from exact same
> source release that PMC blessed -- just using different build and packaging
> mechanics.
>

And a different project.

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