Commit 0ec4bee3 authored by Michael Schumacher's avatar Michael Schumacher

release-howto.txt: Some more sorting, and parens vs. brackets fix

parent 68a08975
......@@ -61,20 +61,20 @@
[ ] If 'make distcheck' passed and created tarballs, go to the
next item.
[ ] A successful run of the 'make distcheck' would create the final
( ) A successful run of the 'make distcheck' would create the final
dist tarballs. It will include a ChangeLog generated from the
'git log'. Note that we don't bother with any release commit,
that's what tags are for (see below).
[ ] Tag the release (don't forget to push the tag)
( ) Tag the release (don't forget to push the tag)
git tag -s GIMP_2_x_y
git push origin GIMP_2_x_y
[ ] Bump the version number (past the tagged version) in configure.ac
( ) Bump the version number (past the tagged version) in configure.ac
to the next odd micro and commit this change. GIT versions always
have odd micro numbers.
[ ] Publish dist tarballs:
( ) Publish dist tarballs:
[ ] Use md5sum to create a checksum of the tarball (tar.bz2).
......@@ -93,9 +93,9 @@
group to correct mistakes and to update the 0.0_LATEST-IS-
file next time.
[ ] Add the new version to the GIMP product on bugzilla.gimp.org.
( ) Add the new version to the GIMP product on bugzilla.gimp.org.
[ ] Check out or update the 'gimp-web' module, check out its testing
( ) Check out or update the 'gimp-web' module, check out its testing
branch.
[ ] Change the file content/downloads/index.md to reference the
......@@ -107,19 +107,19 @@
update itself soon (every 5 minutes). Go to
https://testing.gimp.org to verify the changes.
[ ] If everything is correct, check out the gimp-web master
branch and merge the change from the testing branch.
( ) Grab a properly chilled beverage and enjoy yourself.
( ) Give the mirrors a reasonably long time to update, then announce
the release on gimp.org and send a release announcement to the
gimp-user and gimp-developer mailing lists.
[ ] Check out the gimp-web master branch and merge or cherry-pick
the changes you did in the testing branch.
[ ] Push the changes, the web server should then update itself
soon (every 15 minutes). Got to https://www.gimp.org to
verify the changes.
[ ] Grab a properly chilled beverage and enjoy yourself.
[ ] Give the mirrors a reasonably long time to update, then announce
the release on gimp.org and on the gimp-user and gimp-developer
mailing lists.
[ ] Due to the tendency of news sites to front-run release
articles even before actual announcements appear, just
publish everything as fast as possible.
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