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mantisbt:release_process [2017/01/11 08:55]
dregad Added 'Prepare for next release' section
mantisbt:release_process [2020/12/30 07:38] (current)
dregad [Bugtracker]
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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 [[https://mantisbt.org/bugs/manage_proj_edit_page.php?project_id=1#versions|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 Orderfield 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 "Descriptionfield, update as appropriate +      * Copy-paste the text from the release notes into the //Description// field, update as appropriate 
-      * Tick the "Releasedbox +      * Tick the //Released// box 
-    - Create a new //1.M.x// version +    - Create a new ''1.M.x'' version 
-      * Set the "Date Orderfield to a future date +      * Set the //Date Order// field to a future date <WRAP important 90%> 
-      * Make sure the "Releasedbox 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)
 +      * Private security issues should be made public
       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox       * Tick the //Select all// checkbox
       * Select //Close// and click OK       * Select //Close// and click OK
       * 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
  
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