Xfce Release How To
This how to is under development but it might help.
Feel free to contribute.
Considerations before releasing
Are the translations up to date, are the translator aware of you going to release.
All patches are applied and all known critical bugs fixed.
Do you have the feeling: “Yes, this code ready to be released upon the world, everyone should be able to enjoy it” ;)
Files to update before release
TODO (when present).
Edit the configure script template
Set the package version (
<package>_version_micro) to the version you want to release.
Check the build dependencies.
Check release package
Check auto generated files:
If at this stage everything works, commit all changes for release to master.
Now you are ready to tag the current master:
git tag -a <package>-<version>
git push --tags
You can sign tags with a GPG key by adding an additional parameter to the
git tag command. For more information about tagging read the
Now you can release the package using the xfce release manager
. Folow the instructions on that site.
dev/howto/release.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/02 17:26 (external edit)