Commit e2477912 authored by Martin Nordholts's avatar Martin Nordholts

devel-docs: Update release-howto.txt

parent e9f3329c
......@@ -18,13 +18,14 @@
( ) Check that the version number is correct in configure.ac
( ) Run 'make maintainer-clean -k'
( ) Run 'make maintainer-clean -k' or 'git clean -x -d -f'
( ) Run ./autogen.sh --enable-gtk-doc
( ) Do a complete build of the source tree.
( ) Check if NEWS, authors.xml, README or INSTALL need to be updated.
( ) Check if NEWS, authors.xml, README or INSTALL need to be updated,
as well as any release notes on gimp.org.
( ) Does the splash screen need to be changed?
......@@ -34,25 +35,22 @@
( ) Commit changes that you had to do to get 'make distcheck' running.
( ) Add the release entry to the ChangeLog.
( ) Make a release commit so that a release entry is added to the
generated ChangeLog.
( ) Run 'make dist' to create the final tarball.
( ) Run 'make dist' to create the final tarball. This will generate
ChangeLog.
( ) Use md5sum to create a checksum of the tarball (tar.bz2).
( ) Upload the tarball (tar.bz2) and the .md5 file to your home directory
on ftp.gimp.org. Keep a copy of the .md5 file around.
( ) Commit the changes to ChangeLog and generated files that were changed
by running 'make dist'.
( ) Commit the changes to generated files that were changed by
running 'make dist'.
( ) Tag the release.
- For a release from trunk:
svn cp svn+ssh://svn.gnome.org/svn/gimp/trunk \
svn+ssh://svn.gnome.org/svn/gimp/tags/GIMP_2_x_y
- For a release from a branch
svn cp svn+ssh://svn.gnome.org/svn/gimp/branches/gimp_2_x
svn+ssh://svn.gnome.org/svn/gimp/tags/GIMP_2_x_y
( ) Tag the release (don't forget to push the tag)
git tag -s GIMP_2_x_y
( ) Move the tarball and the .md5 file to its final destination in the
FTP area (/home/ftp/pub/gimp/v2.x).
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