[lsb-discuss] IRC Transcript: release process tutorial
R P Herrold
herrold at owlriver.com
Thu Sep 16 12:01:05 PDT 2010
On Thu, 16 Sep 2010, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> Almost two weeks ago, a few of us got together on IRC and did an
> overview of the process for building and releasing software for the LSB.
> The transcript of that session is attached.
> At some point, the info from this session will be formatted into a nice
> wiki page that's more readable, but this should be useful in the short
> term to get an idea of how things are done.
-- 'fmt' is a quick fix for minimal formatting
fmt -t lsb-release-process.log > lsb-release-process.log-laid
<licquia> so, do we think we need to do some kind of screen
sharing, or will cut-n-paste to irc do the trick? there's no
gui component, fwiw
<stew> cut-n-paste should be fine
<licquia> alright so, the first step in a release is doing a build
in general, i think we all know how to do that and, once all the
infrastructure changes are done, manually triggering builds in buildbot
shouldn't be necessary however, i'll go through that process to start
... and then doing a 's/^</NL</g' .... but
This log looks to have transited through a non Unix client
<?>, as DOS dirt CR's are in there which give sed indigestion
$ xxd lsb-release-process.log-laid
0006350: 6861 7420 6920 7573 6520 3c73 7465 773e hat i use <stew>
0006360: 206f 6b0a 2049 276d 2073 7572 6520 4927 ok. I'm sure I'
0006370: 6c6c 2068 6974 2073 6f6d 6574 6869 6e67 ll hit something
0006380: 2069 6e20 6120 7472 6961 6c20 6279 2066 in a trial by f
0006390: 6972 652c 2062 7574 2069 7420 7365 656d ire, but it seem
00063a0: 7320 636c 6561 7220 6174 6d0a 0d3c 6c69 s clear atm..<li
00063b0: 6371 7569 613e 2061 6c72 6967 6874 202a cquia> alright *
00063c0: 206c 6963 7175 6961 2064 6f65 7320 6120 licquia does a
00063d0: 6c6f 6720 6475 6d70 0a log dump.
-- Russ herrold
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