RFE to re-purpose option --version:<version>

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Wed Aug 10 22:46:10 UTC 2016

On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Paul Benedict <pbenedict at apache.org>

> Martin, what do you have in mind when saying it's "broken"? Functionally,
> everything is fine -- I can delete "release" locally without issue (so it
> appears) -- so I imagine there's humor here I am missing? :-)

The release file is a user interface.  Removing it is just like removing
any other part of the product (e.g. bin/javap) that users may have built a
dependency on.  It's broken, just not totally broken!

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