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Subject svn commit: r898951 - /ant/ivy/core/trunk/doc/dev/updatesite.html
Date Wed, 13 Jan 2010 21:52:18 GMT
Author: hibou
Date: Wed Jan 13 21:52:18 2010
New Revision: 898951

 - update the release process to keep old stable artifacts in the update site


Modified: ant/ivy/core/trunk/doc/dev/updatesite.html
--- ant/ivy/core/trunk/doc/dev/updatesite.html (original)
+++ ant/ivy/core/trunk/doc/dev/updatesite.html Wed Jan 13 21:52:18 2010
@@ -37,6 +37,8 @@
 The update site svn location is there:
. You will update it so it will contain the new artifacts.
+Before installing the new version, you probably want to remove some deprecated version. For
instance is the new release is a RC2, then the RC1 should be removed. But do keep old final
release; some users might not want use to the exact same version of Ivy they use in Ant, which
might not be the latest one. To do so just <tt>svn rm</tt> the jars, checksums
and signatures of the features and plugins to remove.
 <ul><li>For an <u>Ivy</u> release:
 As you have a build jar for Ivy, just do:
 <code>ant install-ivy -Divy.jar=...../path/to/ivy.jar</code>
@@ -47,8 +49,6 @@
-Those previous tasks should have deleted some files, but not using the svn command: you should
see some ! in your svn status log. Then do some <tt>svn rm</tt> on those files.
 <h2>Prepare the update site</h2>
 The update site is optimized: the metadata of the features are aggregated into the,
and the jar of the plugins are compressed with a better algorithm.

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