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From Violeta Georgieva <miles...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time for 7.0.43? Looking for a new release manager
Date Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:08:00 GMT
2013/8/7 Mark Thomas wrote:
>
> On 07/08/2013 06:19, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> > 2013/8/6 Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org>:
>
> >> Feel free to make as much or as little use of this:
> >> http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/ReleaseProcess
> >>
> >> If anything isn't clear, let me know.
> >
> > The following is missing:
> >
> > 1. At which point in time the Maven artifacts are being released from
> > the staging repository, and how?
> >
> > I guess you do it it shortly after "svn mv dev->release", a day before
> > the announcement.
>
> Yes. Added.
>
> >
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/res/maven/README.txt
> > says
> > [[[
> > 3 - include the repository in the VOTE thread
> > 4 - in https://repository.apache.org/index.html#stagingRepositoriesrelease it
> > ]]]
> >
> > I think 4 actually releases the artifacts. (Thus a step is missing:
> > wait for the vote to pass).
>
> I've split the instructions between the two steps.
>
> > 2. Bump version number preparing for the next release.
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1500094
>
> Added.
>
> > 3. Add release date to changelog.xml
> > (The same date as in announcement at tomcat.apache.org/index.html)
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1500008
>
> Added. Recently I have been using the date the files were copied to dist
> rather than the date I announce.
>
> > 4. Add version number in Bugzilla.
>
> Added.


What do you think if we release 7.0.43 once JSR-356 implementation is
back-ported?
There are no open bugs in Tomcat 7 queue for the moment.

I will have the chance to test the process in reality not only locally.

Thanks
Violeta

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