[tor-commits] [tor-messenger-build/master] Update docs/release.md

sukhbir at torproject.org sukhbir at torproject.org
Wed Jun 14 03:10:50 UTC 2017

commit ec2bb804ce2e8ee1d4ff8312f0aac42a78afe5f1
Author: Sukhbir Singh <sukhbir at torproject.org>
Date:   Tue Jun 13 23:09:56 2017 -0400

    Update docs/release.md
    Update the release file with an additional step for the commit step
    before creating a tag.
 docs/release.md | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/release.md b/docs/release.md
index 7f07fc1..bdfa17d 100644
--- a/docs/release.md
+++ b/docs/release.md
@@ -228,7 +228,8 @@ Finalizing Updates and Releasing
 - Publish the blog post on blog.torproject.org. The URL should follow the same
-  format as described in the `config.yml` file for $VERSION
+  format as described in the `config.yml` file for $VERSION. This is usually
+  done automatically by the blog platform.
 - ssh to `staticiforme.torproject.org:/srv/aus2-master.torproject.org/htdocs/tormessenger/update_2/release`
@@ -245,12 +246,18 @@ Finalizing Updates and Releasing
   Messenger tests in the previous section. (Install older version, force
   update, check.)
+- Add the date to the ChangeLog file and commit it with the message `Release
+  version $VERSION`.
 - Finalize the release process by tagging the version in
   `tor-messenger-build.git` (run the code below). Make sure that HEAD is the
   commit which adds the release date to the ChangeLog.
         VERSION=`awk '/tormessenger_version/ {print $2}' rbm.conf | cut -d "'" -f2` 
         git tag -s v$VERSION -m "version $VERSION"
+  Verify the tag and then push it to the remote:
         git push --tags
 - This completes the release process.

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