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From cross...@apache.org
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

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=193040&view=rev
Log:
Remember to lift the code-freeze.
Other minor tweaks.

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=193040&r1=193039&r2=193040&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- 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).
    See http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/forrest/tags/
 
+ - 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
-   http://archive.apache.org/dist/forrest/
+   http://archive.apache.org/ 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" http://www.apache.org/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.
    See http://xml.apache.org/guidelines.html#website-top
 
+ - Remember that there is currently (2005-06) an rsync delay for all 
+   websites (every 2 hours?).
+
  - Send announcement email.  Typically this is sent as:
    To: dev@forrest.apache.org, user@forrest.apache.org, announce@apache.org,
        announcements@xml.apache.org
    Subject: [Announce] Apache Forrest X.Y.Z
      !! Always refer them to the mirror facility
-     !! Never mention the URL www.apache.org/ dist/ in email.
+     !! Never mention the URL www.apache.org/ 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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