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These pages provide a directory of technical details pertinent to all Apache projects, for developers, committers, release managers and PMC members contributing to any Apache project.

If you can't find information here, ask on your project's mailing list, or contact the Community Development project's mailing list for more general questions. There are many experienced ASF people who can help. We also have a sitemap summarizing all the pointers available.

Find information about tools and processes the ASF and its projects use to manage source code, mailing lists, and websites. You can also find how-to guides for committers and Project Management Committees (PMCs).

Apache Infrastructure

Committers and Contributors

Project Management Committees (PMC)

The project PMC must be involved in any requests for Infrastructure assistance. 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.

Apache URL Shortener Service

Infrastructure hosts the s.apache.org URL shortening service for our committers. When including URLs in PMC reports, please use this service and not other URL shorteners.

Latest Activity

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

@infrabot: [status] Resolved: Git - GitBox (https://t.co/1amVhigmpN) has resumed normal operation. To view history or postmort… https://t.co/WSVdbqfvMB @ 23 Sep, 18:36
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: Git - GitBox (https://t.co/1amVhigmpN) is experiencing issues. https://t.co/MMALGJzvNb @ 23 Sep, 18:35
@infrabot: [status] Resolved: Git - GitBox (https://t.co/1amVhhYL1d) has resumed normal operation. To view history or postmort… https://t.co/VgdjiNWkW0 @ 23 Sep, 12:03
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: Git - GitBox (https://t.co/1amVhhYL1d) is experiencing issues. https://t.co/phqBV3MXNI @ 23 Sep, 11:49
[INFRA-20858] In Jenkins provide JDK aliases that do not contain whitespace
Cassandra 4.0 (trunk) supports JDK 1.8 and JDK 11, and we would like to run CI against both JDKs but...
[INFRA-20866] Add Docker repo for renamed Java 8 image
Beam is renaming the Java 8 image (hub.docker.com/apache/beam_java_sdk) to "beam_java8_sdk" in anticipation of a Java 11 image. We will need...
[INFRA-20886] Add tags in Apache ECharts GitHub repo.
As one of the famous data visualization libs, Apache ECharts does not appear in the GitHub "data-visualization" topic list:

https://github.com/topics/data-visualization?o=desc&s=stars...
[INFRA-20885] GitBox HTTPS access seems to be flaky
In our build process we download https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf?p=netbeans-jenkins-lib.git;a=blob_plain;f=meta/netbeansrelease.json
 A few days ago about 40% of our Travis CI jobs started to...

The Infra Blog

Promoting Podlings

The Infrastructure team is constantly looking for ways to do its work more quickly while maintaining the ASF standards of reliability, security, and almost-continuous availability. The more the team can...


New notification scheme features for git repositories

Today, ASF Infra launched new features for projects wishing to update their notification schemes for git/github activity on their own.

Via the .asf.yaml file, projects can now define notification schemes...


More secure and robust downloads

Infra member Daniel Gruno writes:

To better provide our millions of users with downloads, the Apache Infrastructure Team has been restructuring the way downloads work for our main distribution...


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