How to do a release

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== See Also ==
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* [[MIT approach to design and implementation]]

Revision as of 19:10, 30 May 2007

You made a new release, the world is waiting for it. Here is what to do:

Contents

Repository check-in

Check-in your release and the updated checksum files MD5SUMS and SHA1SUMS to

https://svn.xiph.org/releases/YOUR-COMPONENT/

Extending the checksum files is easy on a Unix machine:

md5sum YOUR-FILE >> MD5SUMS
sha1sum YOUR-FILE >> SHA1SUMS

Website update

After about 30(?) minutes repository changes will be visible on

http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/YOUR-COMPONENT/

Then you should update the download section on the Xiph website. In there repository this file is located at

https://svn.xiph.org/websites/xiph.org/downloads/index.shtml.en

Announcement

Announce your release where apropriate. This can include

  • Announce
  • Vorbis-Dev (yes, for non-Vorbis releases as well)
  • your blog
  • the project's FreshMeat page
  • <other suitable places>

It might also be a good idea to notify people maintaining ports of your project.

See Also

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