Creating a Metashell release
Here are the steps of creating a release of Metashell:
Not in any release yetto
- Set the release number in
CMakeLists.txtin the source root. It is defined by the
- Download and build the code following the
simple build steps on all
- Note that 32 and 64 bit builds are provided on most Linux platforms (On OpenSuSE only 64 bit is supported).
- Ubuntu: build for the latest version and the latest LTS (they might be the same)
- Debian: build for the latest stable version
- Fedora and OpenSuSE: build for the latest versions
- When compilation or the tests fail for any of the platforms, fix it and start over again.
- Test the installer on each platform (and each version, each 32/64 bitness):
- Install Metashell on a newly installed system
- Copy the system test binaries over to the host (they have no dependencies)
- Run the system tests against the installed binaries
- Run the manual tests
- If installation or testing fails, fix it and start building the installers again
- Tag the latest commit with
- Push the tag to Github
- Make a release from the tag on Github
- Copy the changes of the release as release notes
- Upload the installers
- Add a new section to the beginning of Binary installers with the Github download links.