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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.

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: This incident has been resolved. To view history or postmortem please visit… https://t.co/ANFemYcu6O @ 14 Jul, 04:09
@infrabot: [status] Investigating: Bugzilla (https://t.co/MG4jzpmYk6) is down! https://t.co/60YprRxnl7 @ 14 Jul, 03:59
@infrabot: [status] Resolved: This incident has been resolved. To view history or postmortem please visit… https://t.co/O4u3M8SLSk @ 11 Jul, 08:14
[INFRA-18761] Add more ARM resources to Apache Jenkins for support ARM test and ARM releases
Hi Infra Team:

    Recently, we are trying to make more apache projects support ARM release. So I had post a...
[INFRA-18674] Request for transferring document project under Apache
We would like to transfer the document project of ECharts (incubating) project under apache orgnization.

Currently, it's under https://github.com/ecomfe/echarts-doc ,...
[INFRA-18760] Create single-channel inviter tool
Hi there,

I found https://the-asf.slack.com/archives/CBX4TSBQ8/p1552926330777800 which explains the current situation around having a the-asf.slack.com-hosted channel for a project to use,...
[INFRA-17822] Update Ubuntu 14.04 buildbot
For building Apache OpenOffice we use buildbots also with Ubuntu 14.04.

This version will be end of live at the...
[INFRA-18732] Grant access to CloudStack PMC and committers for a new repository
Dear team, kindly grant access to CloudStack PMC and committers to a new repository:

Please also enable issues,...

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Rate-limiting on Apache services

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As our foundation grows, so do the number of users and robots utilizing our...

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