tahoe-lafs 1.16.0 rc1

Greg Troxel gdt at lexort.com
Thu Oct 21 19:35:39 UTC 2021


meejah <meejah at meejah.ca> writes:

> Sorry for the late reply, just saw these.

Thanks.  I had forgotten to worry!

> The size difference is due to "setup.py dist" including documentation
> build artifacts in the source-tarball.  So I believe rc1 is so much
> smaller because the "make sure docs build" part of the release
> checklist wasn't followed (or was followed in a different clone) and
> so those build-artifacts aren't in it. The procedure going forward
> will produce the source tarballs from a clean clone. This procedure
> was followed for the actual 1.16.0 release.
>
> Going forward, only a single source archive will be produced, in .tar.gz format as well as the wheel.
> (I figure .gz is better as I believe it has wider support than .bz2 even if the compression isn't quite as good).
>
> We are hoping to automate more of the release process, so ideally this becomes even more consistent in the future.

That all sounds good.
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