Commit 2bdbfa86 authored by Francesco Potortì's avatar Francesco Potortì
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Improve some rough ends.

parent 2193f56e
......@@ -15,12 +15,14 @@ For each step, check for possible errors.
4. rm configure; make bootstrap
5. Commit configure, loaddefs.el, cus-load.el, finder-inf.el, README,
emacs.texi.
5. Commit configure, README, lisp/loaddefs.el, lisp/cus-load.el,
lisp/finder-inf.el, lisp/version.el, man/emacs.texi. For a release,
also commit the ChangeLog files in all directories.
6. make-dist --snapshot. Check the contents of the new tar with
admin/diff-tar-files against an older tar file. Some old pretest
tarballs are kept under fencepost.gnu.org:~pot/emacs-pretest/.
tarballs are kept under fencepost.gnu.org:~pot/emacs-pretest/, while
old emacs tarballs are at <ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/>.
7. xdelta delta emacs-OLD.tar.gz emacs-NEW.tar.gz emacs-OLD-NEW.xdelta
......@@ -33,17 +35,23 @@ For each step, check for possible errors.
M-x ediff. Especially check that Info files aren't built.
9. cd EMACS_ROOT_DIR; cvs tag TAG
TAG is EMACS_PRETEST_XX_YY_ZZZ for a pretest. Don't know for a release.
TAG is EMACS_PRETEST_XX_YY_ZZZ for a pretest, EMACS_XX_YY for a
release.
10. admin/make-announcement OLD NEW
This creates an announcement for pretests. Don't know for a release.
This creates an announcement for pretests. OLD is the version used
to make deltas with respect to NEW. *release instructions missing*
11. rsync emacs-NEW.tar.gz emacs-OLD-NEW.xdelta compile-NEW.log \
emacs-new.announce alpha.gnu.org:/home/alpha/gnu/emacs/pretest/
11. For a pretest, do:
rsync -aP emacs-NEW.tar.gz emacs-OLD-NEW.xdelta compile-NEW.log \
emacs-NEW.announce alpha.gnu.org:/home/alpha/gnu/emacs/pretest/
*release instructions missing*
12. Verify that after five minutes at most the files appear on
ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/.
*release instructions missing*
13. Let Richard Stallman know about the new pretest and tell him to
announce it using the announcement you prepared. Remind him to set
a Reply-to header to <emacs-pretest-bug@gnu.org>.
*release instructions missing*
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