Commit fef532a1 authored by Michael Natterer's avatar Michael Natterer 😴

devel-docs: add the new even/odd micro version policy to release-howto

parent f3788ae9
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( ) Does the splash screen need to be changed?
( ) Check that the version number is correct in configure.ac. It should
be the version number of the release you are about to make.
( ) Bump the version number to an even micro in configure.ac and
commit this change. It should be the version number of the
release you are about to make. Releases always have even micro
numbers.
( ) Make dist tarballs:
......@@ -84,7 +86,8 @@
then update itself soon (usually less than an hour).
( ) Bump the version number (past the tagged version) in configure.ac
and commit this change.
to the next odd micro and commit this change. GIT version always
have odd micro numbers.
( ) Grab a properly chilled beverage and enjoy yourself.
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