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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "Release_Preparation" by DirkjanOchtman
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:45:44 GMT
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The "Release_Preparation" page has been changed by DirkjanOchtman:

Create preparation timeline with more steps.

  ''This is a work in progress. Please contribute to it and make it better.''
- == Auditing The Code ==
+ == Early in the cycle: early landings ==
+  * See if we have bundled dependencies that need updating
+    * ibrowse
+    * mochiweb
+    * jQuery
+    * snappy
+    * erlang-oauth
+ == ~1 week before release: ascertain good shape ==
+  * Triage open issues for upcoming release
+    * Bug responsible devs for acting on them
+  * Triage open pull requests for upcoming release
+    *
+  * Triage issues with patches attached
+    * [[|Open
issues with label "patch"]]
+  * Track deprecations and experimental features from previous release
+  * Make sure [[CI]] is working, in a good state
+ == ~2 days before release: prepare change log ==
   * Go through code on the master and check for any changes since last release
     * ''@@ Can someone provide a Git command that will do this?''
@@ -17, +37 @@

     * (Is this needed? Why would we ever merge directly to the release branch outside of
doing a release?)
     * ''@@ Can someone provide a Git command that will do this?''
     * Check NEWS and CHANGES and make sure they are up-to-date with respect to new changes
-  * Make sure [[CI]] is working, in a good state
  == Merging Fixes Into Master ==
@@ -31, +50 @@

  If you can think of any other command that would help, or any tooling we might want to make,
please update this page. I'd like this page to make things as easy as possible for people
to just run a few commands and get the right stuff merged into the right places.
- == Merging Pull Requests and Patches ==
- This is also a good time to review an JIRA tickets that have patches that are just waiting
for a committer to apply them. If you are a committer, please apply the patches and close
out the ticket. If you're not a committer, please alert someone so they can do this for you.
- ''@@ What is a good URL for a search for tickets like this?''
- Please also review our pull requests on GitHub:

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