Since there is an active RC and that is the only time it can be tested, I’d
like to point out or ask if anyone feels generous they can try
https://github.com/apache/nifi/pull/2806 to make sure it works as well as
automate some of the below.
# Verify the signature
gpg --verify -v nifi-1.7.1-source-release.zip.asc
# Verify the hashes (sha1, sha256, sha512) match the source and what was
provided in the vote email thread
shasum -a 1 nifi-1.7.1-source-release.zip
shasum -a 256 nifi-1.7.1-source-release.zip
shasum -a 512 nifi-1.7.1-source-release.zip
# Unzip nifi-1.7.1-source-release.zip
# Verify the build works including release audit tool (RAT) checks
mvn clean install -Pcontrib-check,include-grpc
# Verify the contents contain a good README, NOTICE, and LICENSE.
# Verify the git commit ID is correct
# Verify the RC was branched off the correct git commit ID
# Look at the resulting convenience binary as found in nifi-assembly/target
# Make sure the README, NOTICE, and LICENSE are present and correct
# Run the resulting convenience binary and make sure it works as expected
# Send a response to the vote thread indicating a +1, 0, -1 based on your
Thank you for your time and effort to validate the release!