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= Release Process =
 
= Release Process =
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== Steps to release ==
   
 
Here's the list of steps to do a release.
 
Here's the list of steps to do a release.
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# Do a <tt>tx pull -a</tt> and make sure you have the latest [[Translations|translations]].
 
# Do a <tt>tx pull -a</tt> and make sure you have the latest [[Translations|translations]].
 
# Run the unit tests: {{Cmd|./runtests.sh}} If any tests fail, proceed no further!
 
# Run the unit tests: {{Cmd|./runtests.sh}} If any tests fail, proceed no further!
# Update version numbers in <pre>mediaboglin/_version.py</pre> and <pre>docs/source/conf.py</pre>.
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# Update version numbers in these files:
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#* mediaboglin/_version.py
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#* docs/source/conf.py
 
# Tag: {{Cmd|git tag -a vX.Y.Z}}
 
# Tag: {{Cmd|git tag -a vX.Y.Z}}
 
# Build the tarfile. {{Cmd|./maketarball.sh -r vX.Y.Z}}
 
# Build the tarfile. {{Cmd|./maketarball.sh -r vX.Y.Z}}
# Push the tarball to the site: see [[Update the website]] and add tarball to <pre>site/static/download/</pre>
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# Push the tarball to the web-site: add tarball to <pre>site/static/download/</pre> directory in mediagoblin-website repository and then push the site live
# Update sites: PYPI, etc '''FIXME - need to set this up'''
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# Update on PYPI - '''FIXME - need to set this up'''
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# Update sites:
# Announce the release
 
* on identi.ca
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#* on identi.ca
* on diaspora
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#* on diaspora
* on Facebook (Deb)
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#* on Facebook (Deb)
* on Twitter
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#* on Twitter
* our mailing list, encouraging people to fave, like, repost, etc.
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#* our mailing list, encouraging people to fave, like, repost, etc.
* reddit
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#* reddit
* digg
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#* digg
* the GNU mailing list, aka info-gnu@gnu.org "plain text is greatly
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#* the GNU mailing list, aka info-gnu@gnu.org "plain text is greatly preferred" omit screenshots or replace with links.
 
# '''For 1.0 and other major versions after that one'''
preferred" omit screenshots or replace with links.
 
 
#* write to Zonker
 
#* LinuxJournal
 
#* LWN
 
#* see if the FSF will blog or announce
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== Post release process ==
   
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# change version number to the next one + <code>-dev</code> in files listed above
*** For 1.0 and other major versions after that one
 
* write to Zonker
 
* LinuxJournal
 
* LWN
 
* see if the FSF will blog or announce
 

Revision as of 12:21, 12 December 2011

Release Process

Steps to release

Here's the list of steps to do a release.

  1. Verify with others on IRC that we're good to go.
  2. Do a git fetch and make sure you have the latest code.
  3. Do a tx pull -a and make sure you have the latest translations.
  4. Run the unit tests: ./runtests.sh If any tests fail, proceed no further!
  5. Update version numbers in these files:
    • mediaboglin/_version.py
    • docs/source/conf.py
  6. Tag: git tag -a vX.Y.Z
  7. Build the tarfile. ./maketarball.sh -r vX.Y.Z
  8. Push the tarball to the web-site: add tarball to
    site/static/download/
    directory in mediagoblin-website repository and then push the site live
  9. Update on PYPI - FIXME - need to set this up
  10. Update sites:
    • on identi.ca
    • on diaspora
    • on Facebook (Deb)
    • on Twitter
    • our mailing list, encouraging people to fave, like, repost, etc.
    • reddit
    • digg
    • the GNU mailing list, aka info-gnu@gnu.org "plain text is greatly preferred" omit screenshots or replace with links.
  11. For 1.0 and other major versions after that one
    • write to Zonker
    • LinuxJournal
    • LWN
    • see if the FSF will blog or announce

Post release process

  1. change version number to the next one + -dev in files listed above