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From "Garrett Rooney" <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: Release manager
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2007 22:16:50 GMT
On 8/21/07, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> While we're in incubation, just generally making sure the ant build is
> working properly and generating the next point release every so often.
> All I usually do is make sure everything is building, the tests are
> passing, the distribution zip files look good (proper licenses, the
> right combination of dependency jars, etc).  The release candidate zips
> are then uploaded to some location where everyone can get to 'em, we
> check with everyone here to see if they're good to go, then we ask the
> Incubator PMC permission to put out a release.  If we get three +1's and
> wait a few days, we can go ahead and post the release.  The site also
> needs to be updated with the new release info.  It's really not all that
> complicated.

The one snag is that you really need commit access for parts of it
(tagging, branching, updating the website, etc.), which limits the
potential candidate pool somewhat.

-garrett

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