To make a release, follow the comprehensive HowToRelease documentation substituting zookeeper wherever core is mentioned.
Note: when updating the build.xml version number also update src/c/configure.ac
Note: also update the version number in src/c/include/zookeeper_version.h
In versions prior to 3.2
Note: run "autoconf -if" in src/c and include configure in release
Note: autotools scripts have to be hand-made binary chmod in the release tar
In versions 3.2 and later
autoconf/shell scripts are handled properly
In versions 3.3 and later
Support is now available for pushing the jar artifacts to the Apache maven repository.
1) sign the jar/pom files using gpg
2) copy the jar/pom/etc... into the appropriate directory
full details here: http://www.apache.org/dev/repository-faq.html
the files are sync'd daily, and ivy finds it.
maven metadata files have to be updated manually
Before the release, run the following smoke tests (at least).
- Run unit tests on different hardwares: mac, windows, linux.