Release Checklist

This list is supposed to make sure we do not forget any important steps during release.

  1. Check and update issue tracker for issues associated with current milestone

  2. Update with all elements missing A useful tool is the github_changelog_generator It can be used like this:

    sudo gem install github_changelog_generator
    github_changelog_generator -u smarr -p SOMns -o --since-tag v0.5.0 --token ${GITHUB_TOKEN}
  3. Make sure all desired changes are part of the dev branch.

  4. Prepare a release on GitHub with: The content is normally just the last part of the

  5. If everything looks good, tag the release using the GitHub feature

  6. Push the commit that is tagged as release to the release branch.

  7. Announce the release