Commit df8a7b1d authored by Per Cederqvist's avatar Per Cederqvist

This contains an updated translation of SERVER-RELEASE and information

about the versions of various tools that was used to create the
parent f95c262b
This file contains some information intended for the developers of
lyskomd. It is probably only useful if you have access to the CVS
repository (there is no anoncvs access at this time) or if you are
about to make a new release of lyskomd.
Support programs
It is important to use the correct version of some support programs
when creating the distribution.
Automake (anoncvs '1999-05-21 12:00:00 GMT')
All released versions of automake have problems that are hard to work
around. The current snapshot in the public cvs archive appears to be
working fine, however. See
Use these commands to retrieve the version that was used to build
cvs -z 9 -d login
(password is ``anoncvs'')
cvs -z 9 -d co \
-D '1999-05-21 12:00:00 GMT' automake
Autoconf 2.13
You need autoconf 2.13.
Perl 5.005_02
The perl version should not matter.
Release generation
Follow these steps:
* Check that the following files are updated:
* If this is release 2.0.1 or 2.1.0: remove all man-pages and this line.
* Set the version number in these files:
* Fix the Copyright statement in these files:
* Write a note such as "* Release 1.9.0." in ChangeLog.
* Commit everything.
* Update the copyright statements by running
repeatedly until nothing happens.
* Commit everything.
* Run these commands:
make distclean # We want to recompute all dependencies.
make # Recompute them.
make distcheck
Make sure that the host where you do this have TeX installed, so
that you ensure that the dvi target is working.
* Compare the resulting file with the previous release, and ensure
that no unexpected differences exists.
* Test the resulting archive on several architectures. Repeat until
no failure.
* Set a tag:
cvs tag server-2-0-0
* Copy the tar file to the FTP server.
* Create a diff.
tar xfz /lysator/ftp/pub/lyskom/server/lyskom-server-1.9.0.tar.gz
tar xfz /lysator/ftp/pub/lyskom/server/lyskom-server-2.0.0.tar.gz
diff -u --recursive --unidirectional-new-file \
lyskom-1.9.0 lyskom-server-2.0.0
Publish it if it is working and small enough.
* Announce the release in "Nyheter (om) LysKOM".
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