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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Release_Procedure" by NoahSlater
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:19:18 GMT
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The "Release_Procedure" page has been changed by NoahSlater:

   * Update the `README` file with important information.
   * Update the `NEWS` and `CHANGES` files with important information.
-    * Add entries for any (usually recent) releases missing from these files.
-    * Remove any entries for other versions that have not been released yet.
+    * Check the list of recent releases and make sure each one has an entry.
+    * Check for "version has not been released" warnings and remove these sections entirely.
+      * Obviously, do not remove the section for the release you are preparing.
     * It is ''very important'' that these files are properly maintained.
   * Add note about breaking changes to the `NEWS` file if necessary.
-  * Remove "version has not been released" warnings from `NEWS` and `CHANGES` if present.
+  * Remove "version has not been released" warnings for this release from `NEWS` and `CHANGES`
if present.
   * If working on a branch, make sure `NEWS` and `CHANGES` are synced with master.
   * Update the `` file with version information.
     * LOCAL_VERSION_MAJOR should be the X in X.Y.Y

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