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=== Update the kdesupport-for-4.x tag ===
{{warning|This needs to be ported to Git!}}
It might also be needed to update the latest kdesupport-for-4.x tag with the new release. Use the following commands for that:
<code bash>
svn rm $SVNPROTOCOL://[email protected]/home/kde/tags/kdesupport-for-4.x/akonadi
svn cp $SVNPROTOCOL://[email protected]/home/kde/tags/akonadi/x.y.z $SVNPROTOCOL://[email protected]/home/kde/tags/kdesupport-for-4.x/akonadi

Revision as of 09:25, 7 May 2011

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.

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 vx.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 vx.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

  1. 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 somewhere and notify Tom or Volker to move it to http://download.akonadi-project.org/ (unless you are one of those two, then upload directly).

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.


Step 7: Dirk

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

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