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From Meghna Baijal <>
Subject The process for a patch release
Date Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:08:10 GMT
Hi All,
A patch release is being planned for Apache MXNet(incubating) to include
some important bug fixes.
I want to confirm that for a patch release, there is no RC and voting step.

Effectively the process looks something like this -

Step 1: Cherrypick all the necessary bugfixes into the existing release

Step 2: Add a PR to update the version number etc (Example

Step 3: Make sure the release branch build passes on builds.apache.jenkins
and nightly tests

Step 4: tag the release branch in GitHub with the release tag - example

Step 5: Download from the repo and checkout the tag, package it and Sign
the src code into 'apache-mxnet-src-0.12.1-incubating'

Step 6: Validate the signatures and test

Step 7: Update the website. (pip and docker release)

Step 8: Upload the src tar to the final destination -

Step 9: Announce the patch release

Meghna Baijal

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