INN commit: trunk/doc/pod (checklist.pod hacking.pod)

INN Commit rra at
Sun Feb 25 21:36:01 UTC 2018

    Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018 @ 13:36:01
  Author: iulius
Revision: 10249

Add a few useful monitoring commands to run before making a release

Also, typo fix in checklist.


 checklist.pod |    2 +-
 hacking.pod   |   46 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

Modified: checklist.pod
--- checklist.pod	2018-02-25 21:29:30 UTC (rev 10248)
+++ checklist.pod	2018-02-25 21:36:01 UTC (rev 10249)
@@ -165,7 +165,7 @@
 =item *
-Run C<< <pathbin in inn.conf>inncheck -a -v -f --pedantic --perm >> and fix anything noted:
+Run C<< <pathbin in inn.conf>/inncheck -a -v -f --pedantic --perm >> and fix anything noted:
 B<inncheck> gives a rough check on the appropriateness of the configuration
 files as you go.  (It's the equivalent of C<perl -cw> for
 Perl scripts.)

Modified: hacking.pod
--- hacking.pod	2018-02-25 21:29:30 UTC (rev 10248)
+++ hacking.pod	2018-02-25 21:36:01 UTC (rev 10249)
@@ -709,10 +709,26 @@
 =item 2.
-Update copyright years in F<LICENSE>.
+If possible, on a news server running the forthcoming release, run the
+following commands to make sure they do not produce any errors:
+    cnfsstat -a -v
+    ctlinnd checkfile
+    inncheck -a --perm --pedantic
+    ovdb_stat -klmMtv
+    scanlogs norotate
+    scanspool -n -v
+    tdx-util -A
+Also build INN (including the F<contrib> and F<tests> directories) with
+warnings on (C<make warnings>) and run the test suite (C<make tests>).
 =item 3.
+Update copyright years in F<LICENSE>.
+=item 4.
 Update F<doc/pod/news.pod> and regenerate F<NEWS>.  Be more detailed for
 a minor release than for a major release.  For a major release, also add
 information on how to upgrade from the last major release, including
@@ -719,7 +735,7 @@
 anything special to be aware of.  (Minor releases shouldn't require any
 special care when upgrading.)
-=item 4.
+=item 5.
 Bump the revision number in F<doc/FAQ> (subject 1.2) so that it could be
 included in a final release.  It should not be changed for a beta or
@@ -729,7 +745,7 @@
 should also be bumped in F<doc/FAQ> at the end of subject 1.2, as well
 as the revision numbers of scheduled versions in F<TODO>.
-=item 5.
+=item 6.
 Double-check that the version information in F<lib/Makefile>,
 F<storage/Makefile>, and F<history/Makefile> has been updated if there has
@@ -737,7 +753,7 @@
 the rules given at
-=item 6.
+=item 7.
 If making a major release, branch the source tree by creating a new
 directory under F<branches> in Subversion named after the major release.
@@ -751,7 +767,7 @@
 Then, in that newly created branch, remove the first paragraph in
 F<doc/pod/readme.pod> which deals with development versions.
-=item 7.
+=item 8.
 Check out a copy of the release branch.  It's currently necessary to run
 C<autogen> and C<configure> to generate F<>.  Then, run
@@ -759,7 +775,7 @@
 C<make check-manifest>.  There shouldn't be any differences; otherwise,
 fix the F<MANIFEST> file.
-=item 8.
+=item 9.
 Run C<make release> for a final release, C<support/mksnapshot BETA b1> for
 the first beta version of a new release, or C<support/mksnapshot RC rc1>
@@ -773,13 +789,13 @@
 manually edit it.  Then run again C<make release> or any other command
 you used.
-=item 9.
+=item 10.
 Generate an MD5 checksum of the release tarball.
     md5sum inn-Y.Y.Y.tar.gz > inn-Y.Y.Y.tar.gz.md5
-=item 10.
+=item 11.
 Generate a diff between this release and the previous release if feasible
 (always for minor releases, possibly not a good idea due to the length of
@@ -789,7 +805,7 @@
     diff -Nurp inn-X.X.X inn-Y.Y.Y > inn-X.X.X-Y.Y.Y.diff
     gzip inn-X.X.X-Y.Y.Y.diff
-=item 11.
+=item 12.
 Make the resulting tar file, along with its MD5 checksum and the possible
 diff from the previous release, available for testing in the F<testing>
@@ -798,7 +814,7 @@
 at least a few days.  This is also a good time to send out a draft of the
 release announcement to inn-workers for proof-reading.
-=item 12.
+=item 13.
 Move the release into the public area of the ftp site and update the
 F<inn.tar.gz> link.  Also put the diff and the MD5 checksum on the ftp
@@ -824,13 +840,13 @@
 ISC web site (the relevant contact is C<web-request> instead of
-=item 13.
+=item 14.
 After the ISC web site has been updated with links towards the new
 release, send an announce on inn-announce and in
 (with a possible crosspost to news.admin.announce).
-=item 14.
+=item 15.
 Tag the checked-out tree that was used for generating the release with a
 release tag by copying it to F<tags> in Subversion.
@@ -838,7 +854,7 @@
     svn copy -r ZZZZ -m "Tag Y.Y.Y release." \
         file:///srv/svn/inn/branches/Y.Y file:///srv/svn/inn/tags/Y.Y.Y
-=item 15.
+=item 16.
 Bump revision numbers to reflect the one of the following release,
 especially in F<doc/pod/install.pod> and F<doc/pod/readme.pod>
@@ -846,12 +862,12 @@
 minor and major releases.  The release versions in the Trac wiki should
 also be updated.
-=item 16.
+=item 17.
 For major releases, ping Russ to update the branch used for the
 generation of STABLE snapshots.
-=item 17.
+=item 18.
 Ping Russ to update L<> with the
 latest version information and, for a major release, clone the

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