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releng:4.6:milestones [2009/04/20 14:47]
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-======Milestones to 4.6====== 
  
-The release process is overseen by our release manager [[stephan@xfce.org|Stephan Arts]]. If you want to step in and help with preparing parts of the releases don't hesitate to contact him. 
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-**Release process:** 
-  - Send mail to xfce4-dev@xfce.org mailing-list 2 days before tagging. 
-  - NEWS files 
-    * Ask module maintainers to update their NEWS in svn 
-    * Create HTML release notes for website from NEWS files 
-  - Make sure the application actually compiles and that 'make distcheck'​ works; commit build fixes as needed 
-  - Update ChangeLogs (only for module maintainers who use svn2cl) 
-  - Bump version numbers (drop '​svn'​ tag) 
-  - Rebuild po/*.po to update Project-Id-Version and prevent problems during make distcheck. 
-  - Tag the release in svn 
-  - Make release packages 
-    * .tar.bz2 of each module (create with 'make distcheck'​) 
-    * "​Fat"​ tarball of all .tar.bz2 modules 
-    * GUI installer package 
-  - Generate MD5 and SHA1 checksums, and GPG signatures for each module 
-  - Upload tarballs (only tar.bz2) to main server (request mirror maintainers to do a manual sync) and Sourceforge 
-  - Release announcements/​websites:​ 
-    * xfce.org main page 
-    * Freshmeat 
-    * Gnomefiles 
-    * Slashdot ​ (only for 4.x.0 releases) 
-    * OSNews 
-    * ?? 
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-**After the release:** 
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-  - Celebrate 
-  - (For stable releases) Update the csm misquote in #xfce-dev 
-  - (Possibly a lot more I can't think of right now) 
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-======Release milestones:​====== 
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-=====Final===== 
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-  ***Codename:​** Xfce 4.6.1 
-  ***Date:** 19/04/2009 
-  ***Bugzilla tag:** xfce-4.6.1 
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-  ***Codename:​** Xfce 4.6.2 
-  ***Date:** 31/05/2009 
-  ***Bugzilla tag:** xfce-4.6.2 
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-  ***Codename:​** Xfce 4.6.3 
-  ***Date:** 02/08/2009 
-  ***Bugzilla tag:** xfce-4.6.3 
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-  ***Codename:​** Xfce 4.6.4 
-  ***Date:** 01/11/2009 
-  ***Bugzilla tag:** xfce-4.6.4