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From cross...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r189521 - /forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 04:37:43 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Tue Jun  7 21:37:43 2005
New Revision: 189521

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=189521&view=rev
Log:
Tweak some items as result of Ferdinand's feedback.

Modified:
    forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt

Modified: forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt?rev=189521&r1=189520&r2=189521&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt Tue Jun  7 21:37:43 2005
@@ -100,7 +100,8 @@
 Upload and announcement
 -----------------------
 
- - Upload the tarballs, the *.asc and *.md5 files, **and the RELEASE-NOTES**
+ - Upload the release: the *.tar.gz, the *.zip, the *.asc and *.md5 files,
+   and the RELEASE-NOTES-x.y.txt
    to www.apache.org at /www/www.apache.org/ dist/forrest/
    Each PMC member has a server account and belongs to the forrest group.
    The process is documented at http://www.apache.org/~bodewig/mirror.html
@@ -117,10 +118,12 @@
 
  - Wait for the various mirrors to pick up the new files.
    For some mirrors, this takes only a few hours. However others are slow.
-   How long to wait is a tradeoff.
+   How long to wait is a tradeoff, e.g. 8 hours.
    See "Status of mirrors" http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
+   When you see that a good proportion of the mirrors have updated,
+   then do the announcement.
 
- - Edit the forrest/site-author/content/xdocs/mirrors.ihtml
+ - Edit the forrest/site-author/content/xdocs/mirrors.html
  - Edit the Forrest home page in the "News and events" section.
  - Rebuild and publish the Forrest website as normal.
 FIXME: There is a bug (FOR-300) in the forrest build which generates
@@ -131,9 +134,11 @@
    cd /www
    svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/forrest/site/0.7 forrest.apache.org
 
- - Edit xml-site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/news.xml and record the
+ - Update the xml.apache.org website
+   Edit xml-site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/news.xml and record the
    announcement, and then commit the new HTML to xml-site/targets/forrest
    Note that they use forrest-0.6 to build their website.
+   See http://xml.apache.org/guidelines.html#website-top
 
  - Send announcement email.  Typically this is sent as:
    To: dev@forrest.apache.org, user@forrest.apache.org, announce@apache.org,
@@ -143,7 +148,8 @@
      !! Never mention the URL www.apache.org/ dist/ in email.
    Use the template at etc/announcement.txt
    Use your spelling checker!
-   
+   Sign the email (e.g. GPG) if possible.
+
 See previous announcements:
 0.2   http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-apache-announce&m=103746673310573
 0.3   http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-apache-announce&m=104399934113331
@@ -172,12 +178,13 @@
     |                 Forrest Site Builder                  |
     |                        0.8-dev                        |
 
- - Remove the old dist files from the dist/forrest/ directory.
-   It has already been archived at archives.apache.org
+ - Remove old dist files from the /www/www.apache.org/dist/forrest/ directory.
+   They have already been archived at archive.apache.org/dist/forrest/
 
+ - Do some Jira administration (need to be in the jira-administrators grorp):
  - Tweak the "release" versions via "admin" interface at our Jira.
+   0.7-dev is renamed 0.7 and 0.8 becomes 0.8-dev
  - Review the Issues for the old version and move any Incomplete ones up.
-
  - Change the "fixfor" attribute to the next verion for the
    "project.issues-rss-url" RSS feed in forrest.properties
 



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