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[project @ 1997-05-20 19:48:00 by jwe]
author jwe
date Tue, 20 May 1997 19:48:00 +0000
parents 12ff450cbb1f
children d81db29f8b2b
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Things to do before making a release:

  * Ask testers for the type(s) of machines they are using.

  * Update the version number in src/version.h.

  * Update the version number in doc/refcard.tex.

  * Add a `Version M.N.P released.' line to the ChangeLog.

  * Update the NEWS file.

  * Check the README file.

  * Create a new Announce.M.N.P file for the current release.

  * Run autoconf, autoheader, and configure before making tar files.

  * Update the NEWS and README.octave files in the anonymous ftp
    directory.

  * Don't forget to use -static when linking the binaries for the
    binary distributions.