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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.

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.

Latest Activity

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

@infrabot: RT @osuosl: We just experienced a network issue affecting our southbound traffic and should be resolved now @ 27 Sep, 16:51
@infrabot: RT @oslstatus: Our ISP has confirmed our southbound route is having issues, and they are working on adjusting this shortly. @ 27 Sep, 16:45
@infrabot: Our West Coast hosts are having network difficulties; we'll keep you posted about progress as we hear more. @ 27 Sep, 16:38
[INFRA-12800] Website with gitpubsub for Traffic Control Podling
We'd like a website for Traffic Control Podling using gitpubsub setup. We have a git repo with the required branch...
[INFRA-12799] Wiki for Traffic Control Podling

[INFRA-12804] Private PMC area of svn for Apex
Apex could use a private area on SVN for usage by the PMC:


[INFRA-12791] github: Enable reply-to-comment gateway for dev@subversion
dev@subversion receives github pull request notifications for github.com/apache/subversion/.

Please arrange for replies to the pull request notification to be rendered...
[INFRA-12729] create a new VM to replace EC2 maven-central-mirror-us-east
as discussed on Hipchat to reduce costs

The Infra Blog

Position Available: Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect

UPDATE:  We have received enough applicants at this time. Thank you all for your interest. 

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) seeks to fill an Infrastructure Systems Administrator/Architect position. You...

ASF JIRA Outages and Troubleshooting

As people have noticed, our JIRA instance (arguably the largest public instance in the world) has been suffering from a yet unknown issue as of late. We are reasonably sure that...

AppVeyor CI now available for GitHub Mirrors

The ASF Infrastructure team is happy to announce that projects can how have AppVeyor CI setup on their GitHub mirrors.

 The only thing you need to do is create an...

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