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# Verify with others on IRC that we're good to go.
 
# Verify with others on IRC that we're good to go.
# Do a <tt>git fetch</tt> and make sure you have the latest code.
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# Do a {{Cmd|git fetch}} and make sure you have the latest code.
# Do a <tt>tx pull -a</tt> and make sure you have the latest [[Translations|translations]].
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# Do a {{Cmd|./devtools/update_translations.sh}} and make sure you have the latest [[Translations|translations]].
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# Do a {{Cmd|./devtools/maketarball.sh -dr HEAD}} to make sure building the docs and tarball works. If any errors, proceed no further!
 
# 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 these files:
 
# Update version numbers in these files:
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#* docs/source/conf.py
 
#* 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}}
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# Build the tarfile. {{Cmd|./devtools/maketarball.sh -r vX.Y.Z}}
# 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
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# Push the tarball to the web-site: add tarball to <tt>site/static/download/</tt> directory in mediagoblin-website repository and then push the site live
 
# Update on PYPI - '''FIXME - need to set this up'''
 
# Update on PYPI - '''FIXME - need to set this up'''
   

Revision as of 10:32, 9 February 2012

Steps to release

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

Technical

  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 ./devtools/update_translations.sh and make sure you have the latest translations.
  4. Do a ./devtools/maketarball.sh -dr HEAD to make sure building the docs and tarball works. If any errors, proceed no further!
  5. Run the unit tests: ./runtests.sh If any tests fail, proceed no further!
  6. Update version numbers in these files:
    • mediaboglin/_version.py
    • docs/source/conf.py
  7. Tag: git tag -a vX.Y.Z
  8. Build the tarfile. ./devtools/maketarball.sh -r vX.Y.Z
  9. Push the tarball to the web-site: add tarball to site/static/download/ directory in mediagoblin-website repository and then push the site live
  10. Update on PYPI - FIXME - need to set this up

Promotional

  1. Blog post
    • Chris sends Deb technical highlights
    • Deb drafts post
    • Chris adds screenshots/links
    • We send the post to press contacts
    • Two days later we publish everywhere (see below)

Places we Update

    • 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.

Press Contacts

    • write to Zonker
    • LinuxJournal
    • LWN
    • OpenSource.com
    • see if the FSF will blog or announce

Post release process

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