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These apache.org/dev/ pages provide a directory of technical details pertinent to all Apache projects. This directory is focused on developers, committers, release managers and PMC members contributing to any Apache project.

If you can't find information here, then please 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 there to 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 writing 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: Bugzilla (https://t.co/MG4jzpmYk6) has resumed normal operation. To view history or postmortem p… https://t.co/rsQngO1wGZ @ 22 Jan, 20:28
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: Bugzilla (https://t.co/MG4jzpmYk6) is experiencing issues. https://t.co/aMjV7g9xiq @ 22 Jan, 19:58
@infrabot: [status] Resolved: Mail - Queue Red Alert has resumed normal operation. To view history or postmortem please visit… https://t.co/gcW7YvoAdh @ 22 Jan, 16:54
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: Mail - Queue Red Alert is experiencing issues. https://t.co/p1Z8JmCeJt @ 22 Jan, 12:23
[INFRA-19781] Enable serving static HTML e.g. from docs/ on develop branch of fineract via GitHub Pages (?) or some ASF Infra
based on FINERACT-840, would it be possible to enable GitHub pages for https://github.com/apache/fineract, or have an equivalent on apache.org?...
[INFRA-19779] CLONE - pip3/python3 not available for publishing mynewt-site
Publishing the Mynewt website is broken again due to missing python3/pip3 in the machines. This has happened a few times...
[INFRA-19746] Please create a workshop@nuttx.apache.org email
We are developing the 2º International NuttX Workshop and initially we were using the workshop@nuttx.org, but because now NuttX...
[INFRA-19519] pip3/python3 not available for publishing mynewt-site
Publishing the Mynewt website is broken again due to missing python3/pip3 in the machines. This has happened a few times...

The Infra Blog

Another oar in the water

The Infrastructure team (Infra) works behind the scenes to make it possible for Apache's galaxy of committers to do the cool stuff they do, and for the open-source world to...


Subversion-to-Git service (git.apache.org) post mortem, and the path forward

What happened

On August 31st 2019, the machine hosting our subversion-to-git mirrors and synchronization process for GitHub suffered a catastrophic drive error due to a power failure at our data...


Apache and GitHub - a friendly PSA about awesomeness

With the news of the Apache Software Foundation teaming up more closely with GitHub, we feel it natural to elaborate a bit on what has been going on and...


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