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== Step 4: Upload ==
 
== Step 4: Upload ==
  
Upload the tarball to ftp://upload.kde.org/incoming/. Afterward, create a KDE Sysadmin bug report at https://bugs.kde.org/enter_sysadmin_request.cgi (component "general"), including the following:
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Afterward, create a KDE Sysadmin ticket at https://sysadmin.kde.org/tickets/ (department "download.kde.org") and fill in the following information in the form:
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* Name of the tarball: akonadi-x.y.z.tar.bz2
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Wait for the request to be processed (you'll get an email notification) and the mirrors to propagate the new file (~2h).
  
 
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Finally, apologize to <s>Dirk</s>Albert for being late again with the release ;-)
  
 
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Revision as of 09:46, 5 May 2013

How to do a release of the Akonadi server? I ask that myself and then Tom every time I have to do it. So, finally document that here.

Contents

Step 1: Changelog, NEWS, version number

First, update the NEWS file. It should contain a high-level summary of the changes since the last release. To obtain the full log of all changes since the last release, run the following command or have a look in gitk:

git log vx.y.(z-1)..

Finally, update the version number in the top-level CMakeLists.txt and Mainpage.dox and commit/push all your changes.

Step 2: Tagging/Branching

Tagging a major (pre-)release, i.e. a release from master is done with the following commands:

git checkout master
git tag -a vx.y.z -m "Akonadi x.y.z"
git push
git push --tags

For a stable release, that is a release from a stable branch, the command looks like this:

git checkout x.y
git tag -a vx.y.z -m "Akonadi x.y.z"
git push
git push --tags

Creating a new stable branch

A new stable branch is created by the following command:

git checkout -b x.y 
# do modifications as described above
git push origin x.y

Afterwards perform the following steps:

  • increment the version number in master

Step 3: Tarball Creation

Run the following command to create the tarball:

git archive --format=tar --prefix=akonadi-x.y.z/ vx.y.z | bzip2 -9  > akonadi-x.y.z.tar.bz2

Step 4: Upload

Upload the tarball to ftp://upload.kde.org/incoming/, using e.g. the following command:

ftp -u ftp://upload.kde.org/incoming/ akonadi-x.y.z.tar.bz2

Afterward, create a KDE Sysadmin ticket at https://sysadmin.kde.org/tickets/ (department "download.kde.org") and fill in the following information in the form:

  • Name of the tarball: akonadi-x.y.z.tar.bz2
  • SHA-256 sums for the tarball
  • Intended destination is stable/akonadi/src/.

Wait for the request to be processed (you'll get an email notification) and the mirrors to propagate the new file (~2h).

Step 5: Bugzilla

Log into http://bugs.kde.org/, chose Edit Products -> Akonadi -> Add version and add the version you just released.

Step 6: Announcements

Update channel topic on #akonadi.

TODO

Step 7: DirkAlbert

Finally, apologize to DirkAlbert for being late again with the release ;-)


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