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Subject [Stdcxx Wiki] Update of "PublishingReleases" by MartinSebor
Date Thu, 01 May 2008 17:06:09 GMT
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The following page has been changed by MartinSebor:

The comment on the change is:
Added  steps to update download page and announce release on lists.

   1. Copy the tarball and all its artifacts to a publicly accessible location such as {{{$HOME/public_html/}}}
visible on the web.
   1. Start a vote on the RC on, optionally CC'ing,
allowing at least 72 hours before closing. The subject of the post should start with the string
[VOTE] followed by the version to be released. In the body of the post include links to the
tarball and all the relevant artifacts. See for example: [
[VOTE] stdcxx-4.2.1 release].
   1. Once the vote passes with at least three +1 binding votes and no vetos after 72 hours
or more and has been closed, copy the release candidate and all necessary artifacts to [
/www/] and, if necessary, update the [
KEYS] file with the public key used to sign the release.
+  1. With the tarball uploaded and accessible from the web (it might take an hour or more
for the files to become visible) update the [ Download]
page with links pointing to the tarball containing the release, the MD5 sum, and the [VOTE
RESULT] thread in the archives. See for example: [
[VOTE RESULT] stdcxx 4.2.1 release].
+  1. When the Download page is updated and the updates are visible on the web announce the
release on [], [], []
and on major usenet groups including [ comp.std.c++],
[ comp.lang.c++], and [

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