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From Willem Jiang <willem.ji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Binary jars in the source release which are only for testing
Date Sun, 24 Feb 2019 07:08:29 GMT
Normally we don't distribute the test jar outside, I'm not sure if I
can find a good place to host these jars.

Willem Jiang

Twitter: willemjiang
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On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 2:47 PM Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid> wrote:
>
> Or, can you change your build script to download the jar instead of packaging it in the
source release?
>
> On 2/23/19, 6:02 PM, "Ted Dunning" <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Willem,
>
>     This issue of embedded binaries for testing purposes has come up before.
>     Examples include network intercepts for testing malware detection or class
>     files for a byte code manipulator. The network files can't easily be
>     recreated since they were observed in the wild and the class files might
>     have been produced by a specific (possibly broken) compiler version that
>     isn't widely available.
>
>     The key question is whether these binaries are derived from some source
>     that could be compiled instead of distributing the binary objects. Failing
>     that, can the provenance and justification for the binary object be
>     described?
>
>
>
>
>     On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 6:49 PM Willem Jiang <willem.jiang@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     > Hi
>     >
>     > Thanks Justin for the clarification.  I guess the policy imply the
>     > source materials cannot have any binary.
>     > But what if the binary is only for testing, which cannot be part of
>     > the released software.
>     > From my point of view, we don't need to modify the source materials
>     > testing binary to do the software release as it is not a part of the
>     > binary release of the software.
>     >
>     > Any thoughts?
>     >
>     > Regards,
>     >
>     > Willem Jiang
>     >
>     > Twitter: willemjiang
>     > Weibo: 姜宁willem
>     >
>     > On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 2:41 PM Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
>     > wrote:
>     > >
>     > > Hi,
>     > >
>     > > > [1]https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.apache.org%2Flegal%2Frelease-policy.html%23what&amp;data=02%7C01%7Caharui%40adobe.com%7Cf5a610c610a847bf492408d699fc1ad8%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636865705492422828&amp;sdata=aLOPz6UB1Fz4oNJYUYf6LZKwNeTkGhfNC1Q9Nmq6vok%3D&amp;reserved=0
>     > >
>     > > It’s explained in that link there i.e.  "The Apache Software Foundation
>     > produces open source software. All releases are in the form of the source
>     > materials needed to make changes to the software being released”.
>     > >
>     > > Thanks,
>     > > Justin
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