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From Geertjan Wielenga <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache NetBeans 9.0 Beta (incubating) rc2
Date Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:43:59 GMT
The exclusions are in the build.xml in

I am quite sure that the rat exclusions are set too wide, at this point,
the idea being to resolve those over the coming releases bit by bit.


On Sunday, January 21, 2018, Justin Mclean <> wrote:

> Hi,
> > In many/most cases, the issues picked up by Justin are issues that are
> not
> > visible if our rat exclusions are taken into account. Now, of course,
> what
> > we can do is discuss those rat exclusions. However, a starting point
> would
> > be for Justin or anyone else here to use those rat exclusions when
> running
> > rat, as a starting point. Then we’ll all have the same results and can
> > start discussions from the same basis.
> A common problem is that rat exclusions are set too wide and in this case
> it looks like they have been. Can you point me to the exclusion file I
> can’t see it in the source release.
> IMO there are still a number of serious issue (LICENSE missing licenses,
> category B issues and source release contains compiled source code) so my
> vote would still be -1 on this release because of those. But my vote is
> just one vote and is not a veto, other IPMC members (including your
> mentors) can vote +1 on this and if you get 3 +1’s and more +1s than -1s
> then it’s a release.
> Thanks,
> Justin
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