Making a Release
Tag the HEAD of the release branch and push to github:
git tag <version> && git push --tags. Opal branch names are in the format
vX.Y.Zthe tag for a release should be the
X.Y.Zcomponent of the branch name.
Check version is correct in
Make sure you have
twineinstalled and then:
Merge the branch you are releasing into
Update the Github release page and make sure that it has the relevant Changelog contents.
If the branch for the next version does not already exist, create that branch. For instance, if you have released
x.y.(z+1). If you are creating a new version branch, ensure you have also changed the version number in the documentation,
opal._version.__version__, and the branches that any badges in the project README are pointing at.
Change the github default branch to be the new in development version
Update the Opal website: Change the current release and development version on the homepage, and run
rake docsto regenerate the documentation site with a new latest stable release version.
Post to the Opal mailing list to announce the new release.