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mantisbt:release_process [2017/01/11 08:55]
dregad Added 'Prepare for next release' section
mantisbt:release_process [2019/08/08 19:29] (current)
dregad [Repository Preparation] link to new mailmap page
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   * Remove references to any debug statements ​   * Remove references to any debug statements ​
   * Update CREDITS file.   * Update CREDITS file.
-    * If necessary, update the ''​.mailmap'' ​file at the repository'​s root, so that commit made by the same person under different names and/or e-mail addresses are properly aggregated ​(refer to [[http://​www.kernel.org/​pub/​software/​scm/​git/​docs/​git-shortlog.html#​_mapping_authors|git shortlog man page]] for details)+    * If necessary, ​[[mantisbt:​mailmap|update the .mailmap file]], so that commit made by the same person under different names and/or e-mail addresses are properly aggregated
     * Run the script to update the Contributor'​s list <​code>​     * Run the script to update the Contributor'​s list <​code>​
 $ update-credits.sh $ update-credits.sh
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   * Update Versions   * Update Versions
     - Go to the //Manage Projects page// for the //​mantisbt//​ project     - Go to the //Manage Projects page// for the //​mantisbt//​ project
-    - Update the version being released (//1.M.x//): +    - Update the version being released (''​1.M.x''​): 
-      * Rename it to //1.M.N// +      * Rename it to ''​1.M.N''​ 
-      * Update the "Date Order" ​field to the actual release date +      * Update the //Date Order// field to the actual release date 
-      * Copy-paste the text from the release notes into the "Description" ​field, update as appropriate +      * Copy-paste the text from the release notes into the //Description// field, update as appropriate 
-      * Tick the "Released" ​box +      * Tick the //Released// box 
-    - Create a new //1.M.x// version +    - Create a new ''​1.M.x'' ​version 
-      * Set the "Date Order" ​field to a future date +      * Set the //Date Order// field to a future date <WRAP important 90%> 
-      * Make sure the "Released" ​box is not ticked+The [[mantisbt:​plugins:​sourceintegration]] relies on this date to automatically set the //Fixed in version// field when processing commits referencing issues for resolution (i.e. ''​Fixes #​xxx''​).  
 + 
 +For this to work properly, it is important that the **version targeted by the //master// branch always has the most recent date**. Adjust it if necessary (e.g. when cutting a patch release). 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
 +      * Make sure the //Released// box is not ticked ​
  
   * Update issues   * Update issues
     - Go to the //View Issues page//     - Go to the //View Issues page//
     - Close all resolved issues that are fixed in the version being released     - Close all resolved issues that are fixed in the version being released
-      * Set a new filter: //Status// = resolved, //Fixed in Version// = 1.M.N +      * Set a new filter: //Status// = resolved, //Fixed in Version// = ''​1.M.N''​
       * Review listed issues, update them as needed (in particular, check that //​Resolution//​ = fixed)       * Review listed issues, update them as needed (in particular, check that //​Resolution//​ = fixed)
       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox
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       * Click the //Close Issues// button       * Click the //Close Issues// button
       * Repeat until the filter is empty       * Repeat until the filter is empty
-    - Carry open issues still targeted to 1.M.N over to the new 1.M.x version +    - Carry open issues still targeted to ''​1.M.N'' ​over to the new ''​1.M.x'' ​version 
-      * Set a new filter: //Hide Status// = closed (And Above), //Target Version// = 1.M.N +      * Set a new filter: //Hide Status// = closed (And Above), //Target Version// = ''​1.M.N'' ​
       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox
       * Select //Update Target Version// and click OK       * Select //Update Target Version// and click OK
-      * Select ​//1.M.x// from the list and click the //Update Target Version// button+      * Select ​''​1.M.x'' ​from the list and click the //Update Target Version// button
       * Repeat until the filter is empty       * Repeat until the filter is empty
  
mantisbt/release_process.1484142956.txt.gz · Last modified: 2017/01/11 08:55 by dregad