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 * fetch site from SVN: svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jakarta/jmeter/tags/vm_nxx/docs .
 * for later updates, use "svn switch" or "svn update" as appropriate
 * update Wiki version details
 * fetch site from SVN:
  * svn switch
  * for later updates, use "svn switch" or "svn update" as appropriate
 * N.B. wait for few hours so site updates catch up
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 * update Wiki version details

This page is a brain dump of the various items needed for a release. It needs some work...


  • request Bugzilla version update
  • ensure changes.xml is up to date
  • update JMeterVersion.java

  • build site documents [docs-site] and javadoc [docs-api] and update in SVN
  • build
  • test
    • GUI and non-GUI using host with graphic capability
    • non-GUI only using host with no graphic capability

Generate Release

  • tag all the files with the new version tag
  • extract files from SVN using the tag into a new directory tree
  • create distribution files:
    • ant distribution -Djmeter.version=m.n -Duser.name=user-AT-apache.org
    • sign distribution files (gpg -ba file)

Vote on release

  • upload to temporary location (e.g. personal dir)
  • send round [VOTE] e-mail
  • Wait for any feedback; address any issues raised
  • If at least 3 PMC votes, then continue
  • send round [VOTE] [RESULT] e-mail

Upload files

  • copy archives to /www/www.apache.org/dist/jakarta/jmeter/binaries and /www/www.apache.org/dist/jakarta/jmeter/source
  • delete any obsolete releases (keep the current one)
  • check files are visible and downloadable from www.apache.org (2+ hours)
  • wait a day or so for mirrors to catch up

Update Jakarta download details and JMeter site

  • update ./site/xdocs/downloads/downloads.xml file in SVN to point to new directory
  • update news.xml to add details of new release
  • rebuild jakarta site2 (ant docs)
  • commit changes
  • login to people.apache.org
  • cd /www/jakarta.apache.org
  • svn update index.html site
  • cd /www/jakarta.apache.org/jmeter
  • fetch site from SVN:
  • N.B. wait for few hours so site updates catch up


  • update Wiki version details
  • release announce e-mail to jmeter-user, jmeter-dev, general@jakarta and announce

Tidy up

  • remove old archives from /www/jakarta.apache.org/jmeter/dist

ReleaseCreation (last edited 2019-02-06 13:17:34 by Philippe Mouawad)