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Subject svn commit: r193040 - /forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2005 01:29:59 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Wed Jun 22 18:29:58 2005
New Revision: 193040

Remember to lift the code-freeze.
Other minor tweaks.


Modified: forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt
--- forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/etc/RELEASE_PROCESS.txt Wed Jun 22 18:29:58 2005
@@ -123,6 +123,7 @@
    again for the changes to become effective.
  - Take note of the SVN revision number of your trunk.
+   Do 'svn info' and look at the "Last Changed Rev: ######".
  - Change to directory main and run 'build release-dist' to generate the
    distributions on a UNIX machine.
@@ -194,6 +195,8 @@
    where 'xy' is a compact form of the version (e.g. 04, 041, 05).
+ - Announce the end of the code-freeze to the dev list.
 Upload and announcement
@@ -209,7 +212,7 @@
    are all automatically updated from the SVN:forrest/dist/ repository.
  - If necessary, re-arrange stuff at the Archives site
+ at dist/forrest/
    You should not need to touch anything, the artifacts are automatically
    copied from the main /dist/forrest/
@@ -217,8 +220,8 @@
    For some mirrors, this takes only a few hours. However others are slow.
    How long to wait is a tradeoff, e.g. 8 hours.
    See "Status of mirrors"
-   When you see that a good proportion of the mirrors have updated,
-   then do the announcement.
+   When you see that a good proportion of the mirrors have received the
+   release, then update the website, then do the announcement.
  - Edit the forrest/site-author/content/xdocs/mirrors.html
  - Edit the Forrest home page in the "News and events" section.
@@ -238,12 +241,15 @@
    Note that they use forrest-0.6 to build their website.
+ - Remember that there is currently (2005-06) an rsync delay for all 
+   websites (every 2 hours?).
  - Send announcement email.  Typically this is sent as:
    Subject: [Announce] Apache Forrest X.Y.Z
      !! Always refer them to the mirror facility
-     !! Never mention the URL dist/ in email.
+     !! Never mention the URL dist/ in email or web pages.
    Use the template at etc/announcement.txt
    Use your spelling checker!
    Sign the email (e.g. GPG) if possible.

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