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#: Completion Date: 1/18/19
 
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# <strike> Review documentation </strike>
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# Review documentation
 
#* <strike> Grammar check documentation so that it conforms to Octave standards  
 
#* <strike> Grammar check documentation so that it conforms to Octave standards  
 
#* Spell check documentation
 
#* Spell check documentation
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#: Completion Date: 1/16/19
 
#: Completion Date: 1/16/19
 
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# <strike> Update shared library and oct file API version numbers
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# Update shared library and oct file API version numbers
 
#* Increment oct file API version number (configure.ac:OCTAVE_API_VERSION, increment number and drop "+" suffix)
 
#* Increment oct file API version number (configure.ac:OCTAVE_API_VERSION, increment number and drop "+" suffix)
#* Increment libtool versioning (liboctave/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_%canon_reldir%_current, libinterp/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_liboctinterp_current, libgui/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_liboctgui_current) </strike>
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#* Increment libtool versioning (liboctave/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_%canon_reldir%_current, libinterp/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_liboctinterp_current, libgui/module.mk:%canon_reldir%_liboctgui_current)
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# <strike> Verify build process and create release candidates </strike>
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# Verify build process and create release candidates
#* <strike> Update configure.ac with new version information </strike>
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#* Update configure.ac with new version information
#** <strike> Update AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION, OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE </strike>
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#** Update AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION, OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE
 
#* <strike> Verify 'make distcheck' passes </strike>
 
#* <strike> Verify 'make distcheck' passes </strike>
#* <strike>Create release candidate </strike>
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#* Create release candidate
#** <strike>'make dist' </strike>
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#** 'make dist'
#** <strike>hg tag repository with release candidate ID </strike>
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#** hg tag repository with release candidate ID
#** <strike>For Windows, create installer [[Windows Installer]] </strike>
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#** For Windows, create installer [[Windows Installer]]
#** <strike>Upload release candidate </strike>
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#** Upload release candidate
#** <strike>Add release candidate version to Savannah bug tracker </strike>
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#** Add release candidate version to Savannah bug tracker
#** <strike>Announce release candidate to Octave-Maintainers, Octave-Help, on web page </strike>
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#** Announce release candidate to Octave-Maintainers, Octave-Help, on web page
#** <strike>Repeat release candidate cycle until clean </strike>
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#** Repeat release candidate cycle until clean
#: Completion Date: 2/25/2019
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# Final Release
 
# Final Release
#* <strike> Update version information </strike>
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#* Update version information
#** <strike> Update configure.ac (AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION, OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE) </strike>
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#** Update configure.ac (AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION, OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE)
#** <strike> Update NEWS (final release date) </strike>
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#** Update NEWS (final release date)
 
#** <strike>Update CITATION (version, year, URL)</strike>
 
#** <strike>Update CITATION (version, year, URL)</strike>
#** <strike> Update org.octave.Octave.appdata.xml (version number and release date) </strike>
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#** Update org.octave.Octave.appdata.xml (version number and release date)
#* <strike> hg tag repository with release version number </strike>
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#* hg tag repository with release version number
 
#* <strike> merge default onto stable to become the current stable release </strike>
 
#* <strike> merge default onto stable to become the current stable release </strike>
#* <strike> Savannah bug tracker version info
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#* Savannah bug tracker version info
 
#** add new release version to bug tracker
 
#** add new release version to bug tracker
#** remove release candidate versions from bug tracker </strike>
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#** remove release candidate versions from bug tracker
#* Announce final release on
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#* Announce final release on Octave mailing lists and web site
#** Octave mailing lists
 
#** Octave web site
 
#** <strike> This wiki </strike>
 
 
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# <strike> Post-Release </strike>
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# Post-Release
 
#* <strike> Update configure.ac (AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION) to next release cycle </strike>
 
#* <strike> Update configure.ac (AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION) to next release cycle </strike>
#* <strike> Update oct file API version number (configure.ac:OCTAVE_API_VERSION, add "+" suffix) </strike>
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#* Update oct file API version number (configure.ac:OCTAVE_API_VERSION, add "+" suffix)
 
#* <strike> Remove all deprecated functions (either OCTAVE_DEPRECATED in C++ or scripts/deprecated for m-files) scheduled for deletion in default branch
 
#* <strike> Remove all deprecated functions (either OCTAVE_DEPRECATED in C++ or scripts/deprecated for m-files) scheduled for deletion in default branch
 
#* Move NEWS file to backup in etc/NEWS.X
 
#* Move NEWS file to backup in etc/NEWS.X
 
#* Create new NEWS file </strike>
 
#* Create new NEWS file </strike>
#: Completion Date: 2/25/19
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[[Category:Releases]]
 
[[Category:Releases]]
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[[Category:Development]]

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