Code Shipping - Archive (Distribution)

1 - About

An archive is a tree of file system that are grouped in one file.

In the context of code shipping, the archive is:

that are used to distribute a Release

A archive is also known as:

  • distribution package
  • distribution
  • versioned artifact

Archive are generally deployed (stored) in a repository.

3 - Type

3.1 - Source

A source archive contains the source file. See Code Shipping - Source (Distribution|Archive)

3.2 - Compiled

A build/distribution/binary archive contains the compiled code ready to be used. see Code Shipping - Binary Distribution

4 - Format

The structure and content of the archive is language dependent but the whole set of file is usually aggregated in on file using one of this technology:

code/shipping/archive.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/24 17:08 by gerardnico