Release Checklist

the checklist is probably unfinished

On -rc1

  • write schedule
  • create package repositories (linux-yum, linux-deb)
  • update repository definition (core-agent-linux, installer-qubes-os/qubes-release)
  • push all packages to current-testing
  • draft release notes, one note per feature
  • create upgrade package in previous release branch (r2->r3.0, r3.0->r3.1, etc) - core-agent-linux
  • make sure that keys for the current release are included in previous release‚Äôs qubes-release package (for upgrade)
  • build ISO and push to mirrors

On subsequent -rc

  • push packages to current
  • update release notes
  • build ISO and push to mirrors
  • notify @Rudd-O about the new ISO for new torrent hosting

On final release

  • push packages to current
  • finish release notes
  • update InstallationInstructions
  • build ISO and push to mirrors
  • notify @Rudd-O about the new ISO for new torrent hosting
  • write blog post
  • announce on Twitter