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These pages attempt to list all resources and information related to ASF development process.

It contains information aimed at developers, committers, release managers and pmc members. If you cannot find your answers here, then please ask on your project mailing lists. There are many experienced ASF people there to help. The content is categorized below. Alternatively, this sitemap summarizing all the information in /dev/ is available. Some further content starts its life on the General Wiki, and may move to these pages as it matures.

Here you can find information about tools and processes used by Apache projects and the ASF to manage our source code, our mailing lists, our websites, and also How-To guides for committers and Project Management Committees (PMCs).

Apache Infrastructure

Committers and Contributors

Project Management Committees (PMC)

All requests for Infrastructure assistance need to be sure that the relevant project PMC is involved. Remember that PMCs can handle many Infrastructure items for themselves.

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Licenses, Trademarks, and Legal issues

Version Control

Apache Project Websites

Software Product Releases

Issue and Bug Tracking

Each project uses their own issue tracker to track bugs, requests, and other action items - typically JIRA or BugZilla. Every Apache project decides how to track issues, so see each project website to find how they track issues.

Mailing Lists

Pasting data to others

Apache provides a paste bin service for committers to use at https://paste.apache.org.

Anyone can view the pastes (except those marked 'committers only'), but only committers are allowed to paste new data on the site.

Read about how paste.a.o works on the site or read this overview blog post.

Latest Activity

This is an overview of activity going on with our projects. SVN commits, bug reports, tweets, you name it.

@infrabot: The mailing list service has been restored, and is functioning as normal. It appears that the backlog has been processed too. --pctony @ 18 Apr, 21:17
@infrabot: There is an issue with the mailing list server. It is being investigated. More news to follow. @ 18 Apr, 20:58
@infrabot: @pwendell @lpt1nl @pctony Apologies, try now. @ 17 Apr, 22:44
[INFRA-9459] Add moderator to private@incubator
A new member of the IPMC was unable to get on the private@ mailing list. To diagnose and fix this...
[INFRA-9435] test PClosed

[INFRA-8855] Cannot Edit build definitions - internal error
Cannot Edit build definitions.

For example, show the entry for Commons Net:


Click the "Edit" button, and the response...
[INFRA-8774] Add Tamaya to Sonar
Please add Tamaya (incubating) to Sonar:

* svnurl : https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-tamaya.git
* pom path:
* maven versio : 3.2.4
* jdk...
[INFRA-9470] rsync.{us,eu}.apache.org
Today (april 18 2015) rsync.us.apache.org was a mess ; #connections maxed out (80) ; many connections were over a week...

The Infra Blog

Apache gains additional Travis-CI capacity

Travis-CI is a distributed continuous integration platform that integrates well with projects on Github. As many of our projects are taking advantage of our Github integration, they're also making...

Introducing JIRA Service Desk

As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline our service offerings, and to make it easier to interact with the Infrastructure team we are launching an instance of JIRA Service...

Towards a redeployable future, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love setting the execute bit on CGI files

Things change, even within the ASF.

One of these changes is to our infrastructure, and is a move from manually managed and maintained web servers towards re-deployable, configuration managed servers...

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