Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of OpenvpnReleaseChecklist


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03/01/18 06:12:29 (3 years ago)
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Samuli Seppänen
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  • OpenvpnReleaseChecklist

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     1= Introduction =
     2
     3This is a release checklist for OpenVPN 2.x releases. Its primary purpose is to ensure that all release tasks are completed.
     4
     5= Pre-release checklist =
     6
     7Heads up to external entities
     8* '''Notify OpenVPN Inc. marketing for a press release'''
     9 * Only in special cases (e.g. major security fixes or a major release)
     10 * 7 days prior is optimal, 48 hours is minimum
     11* Access Server team
     12* [http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/mailing-lists/distros Distro package maintainers]
     13* Other external entities
     14
     15= Release checklist =
     16
     17Tasks marked with '''Bold''' have to be done by an OpenVPN Inc. employee as access to internal systems is required.
     18
     19== Update release dependencies ==
     20
     21* [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpnserv2 openvpnserv2]
     22 * Merge pull requests
     23 * Rebase with upstream
     24 * Build
     25 * '''Put new version to build.openvpn.net'''
     26 * '''Put signature to build.openvpn.net'''
     27 * Tag the release
     28 * Push changes and tags to Git
     29* [https://github.com/OpenVPN/easy-rsa-old easy-rsa]
     30 * Merge pull requests
     31 * Rebase with upstream
     32 * '''Put updated tarball to build.openvpn.net'''
     33 * '''Put signature to build.openvpn.net'''
     34 * Tag the release
     35 * Push changes and tags to Git
     36* [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-gui openvpn-gui]
     37 * Merge pull requests
     38 * Rebase with upstream
     39 * '''Put updated tarball to build.openvpn.net'''
     40 * '''Put signature to build.openvpn.net'''
     41 * Push changes and tags to Git
     42* [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-build openvpn-build]
     43 * Merge pull requests
     44 * Rebase with upstream
     45 * Update dependencies (e.g. openssl)
     46 * Tag the release
     47 * Push changes and tags to Git
     48* [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-windows-buildtest openvpn-windows-buildtest]
     49 * '''Update openvpn version for buildtest on the buildtest VM'''
     50
     51== Prepare for packaging ==
     52
     53* Build tarballs
     54* '''Publish tar.gz on build.openvpn.net'''
     55
     56== Package ==
     57
     58* Build Windows installers (with [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-build openvpn-build])
     59* Build Debian packages (with [https://github.com/OpenVPN/sbuild_wrapper sbuild_wrapper])
     60
     61== Smoketest packages ==
     62
     63* Windows installer (use [https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn-windows-test our testsuite])
     64* Debian packages (manual process)
     65
     66== Update documentation ==
     67
     68* Man-page on Trac
     69* Changelog on Trac
     70
     71== Publish packages ==
     72
     73* GPG-sign tarballs and Windows installers
     74* '''Push Debian packages to apt repositories'''
     75* '''Update community downloads page'''
     76* '''Update links to latest release'''
     77
     78== Release announcements ==
     79
     80* OpenVPN mailing lists (attach changelog)
     81 * openvpn-users@lists.sourceforge.net
     82 * openvpn-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
     83 * openvpn-announce@lists.sourceforge.net (sender needs to be explicitly allowed)
     84* Forums
     85* '''Twitter (optional)'''
     86* Security announcement (as needed)
     87
     88== Final touches ==
     89
     90* Commit and push changes to [https://github.com/OpenVPN/sbuild_wrapper sbuild_wrapper]