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=== Call for bug reports ===
 
=== Call for bug reports ===
 
:Completion Date:
 
:Completion Date:
* Put out a general call for reports on maintainers@octave.org and help@octave.org mailing-list for all outstanding unreported known bugs.
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* Put out a general call for reports on maintainers@octave.org and help@octave.org for all outstanding unreported known bugs.
    
=== Review submitted patches on Savannah ===
 
=== Review submitted patches on Savannah ===
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* Update copyright statements for all source controlled files.
 
* Update copyright statements for all source controlled files.
 
* Update dates in any other locations (launch message, citation, MXE files, etc.).
 
* Update dates in any other locations (launch message, citation, MXE files, etc.).
* Add any new contributors to {{Path|contributors.in}} who wish to be mentioned (don't add them without permission).
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* Add any new contributors to {{Path|doc/interpreter/contributors.in}} who wish to be mentioned (don't add them without permission).
    
=== Style-check code base ===
 
=== Style-check code base ===
 
:Completion Date:
 
:Completion Date:
: This will produce lots of whitespace changes, but no behavior changes. '''Must occur after patches have been added''', since whitespace changes can prevent patches from applying
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: This will produce lots of whitespace changes, but no behavior changes. '''Must occur after patches have been added''', since whitespace changes can prevent patches from applying.
 
* m-file style check
 
* m-file style check
 
* C++ style check
 
* C++ style check
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* Review {{Path|NEWS}} for any features which should be announced.
 
* Review {{Path|NEWS}} for any features which should be announced.
 
* Update major version number in "@subtitle Edition XXX" in {{Path|octave.texi}}.
 
* Update major version number in "@subtitle Edition XXX" in {{Path|octave.texi}}.
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=== Call for translations ===
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:Completion Date:
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* Update language translation files (*.ts).
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* Create issue report on Savannah as a centralized location for uploading files.
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* Call for translations for GUI strings on maintainers@octave.org.
    
== Repeat until all bugs are resolved ==
 
== Repeat until all bugs are resolved ==
 
:Completion Date first iteration:
 
:Completion Date first iteration:
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=== Localization and Internationalization ===
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=== Merge submitted patches ===
* Update language translation files (*.ts).
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* Create issue report on Savannah as a centralized location for uploading files.
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* Submit call for translations for GUI strings.
   
* Push translations provided by translators.
 
* Push translations provided by translators.
 
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* Push reviewed patches from Savannah.
=== Run lint checker on code base ===
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* Compiling with <code>-fsanitize=undefined</code>, <code>--enable-address-sanitizer-flags</code> and running <code>make check</code> to check for memory leaks. Other tools <code>cppcheck</code>, etc.
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** PVS static analyzer results [[PVS static analyzer - 5.0 Release]].
      
=== <code>make check</code> ===
 
=== <code>make check</code> ===
* Verify <code>make check</code> is passing on all buildbot combinations of OS and compilers.
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* Verify <code>make check</code> is passing on all [http://buildbot.octave.org:8010/#/waterfall buildbot combinations of OS and compilers].
* Start discussion on maintainers@octave.org about which failing tests that must be fixed.
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* Compiling with <code>-fsanitize=undefined</code>, <code>--enable-address-sanitizer-flags</code> to check for memory leaks. Use other tools <code>cppcheck</code>, etc.
* Identify and fix any tests determined critical in step above.
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** Update PVS static analyzer results [[PVS static analyzer - 5.0 Release]].
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* Start discussion on maintainers@octave.org about which failing tests that must be fixed and which can be declared '''WON'T FIX'''.
    
=== Create new release candidate ===
 
=== Create new release candidate ===
* Update {{Path|configure.ac}}:
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* Ensure correct [[#Versioning hints|version information]].
** <code>AC_INIT</code>
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* Create hg tag in repository with release candidate version number.
** <code>OCTAVE_API_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_MAJOR/MINOR/PATCH_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE</code>
   
* Verify <code>make distcheck</code> passes.
 
* Verify <code>make distcheck</code> passes.
 
* Verify <code>make dist</code> works.
 
* Verify <code>make dist</code> works.
* hg tag repository with release candidate ID
   
* Create [[Windows Installer]].
 
* Create [[Windows Installer]].
 
* Upload release candidates.
 
* Upload release candidates.
 
* Add release candidate version to Savannah bug tracker.
 
* Add release candidate version to Savannah bug tracker.
* Announce release candidate to Octave-Maintainers, Octave-Help, on web page.
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* Announce release candidate to maintainers@octave.org, help@octave.org mailing-list, on web page.
    
== Final Release ==
 
== Final Release ==
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=== Update version information ===
 
=== Update version information ===
 
:Completion Date:
 
:Completion Date:
* Update {{Path|configure.ac}}:
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* Ensure correct [[#Versioning hints|version information]].
** <code>AC_INIT</code>
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* Create hg tag in repository with release version number.
** <code>OCTAVE_API_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_MAJOR/MINOR/PATCH_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE</code>
   
* Update {{Path|NEWS}} (final release date).
 
* Update {{Path|NEWS}} (final release date).
 
* Update {{Path|CITATION}} (version, year, URL).
 
* Update {{Path|CITATION}} (version, year, URL).
 
* Update {{Path|org.octave.Octave.appdata.xml}} (version number and release date).
 
* Update {{Path|org.octave.Octave.appdata.xml}} (version number and release date).
* Create hg tag in repository with release version number.
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* Merge default onto stable to become the current stable release.
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* Update Savannah bug tracker version info.
 
* Update Savannah bug tracker version info.
 
* Remove release candidate versions from Savannah.
 
* Remove release candidate versions from Savannah.
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== Post-Release ==
 
== Post-Release ==
 
:Completion Date:
 
:Completion Date:
* Update {{Path|configure.ac}} (AC_INIT, OCTAVE_MAJOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_MINOR_VERSION, OCTAVE_PATCH_VERSION) to next release cycle.
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* Merge default onto stable to become the current stable release.
* Update oct file API version number ({{Path|configure.ac}} <code>OCTAVE_API_VERSION</code>).
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* Ensure correct [[#Versioning hints|version information]].
 
* Remove all deprecated functions (either <code>OCTAVE_DEPRECATED</code> in C++ or scripts/deprecated for m-files) scheduled for deletion in "default" branch.
 
* Remove all deprecated functions (either <code>OCTAVE_DEPRECATED</code> in C++ or scripts/deprecated for m-files) scheduled for deletion in "default" branch.
 
* Move {{Path|NEWS}} file to backup in {{Path|etc/NEWS.X}}.
 
* Move {{Path|NEWS}} file to backup in {{Path|etc/NEWS.X}}.
 
* Create new {{Path|NEWS}} file.
 
* Create new {{Path|NEWS}} file.
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== Versioning hints ==
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{{Note|Read [https://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/file/tip/etc/HACKING.md <code>etc/HACKING.md</code>] carefully!!}}
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* Update {{Path|configure.ac}}:
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** <code>AC_INIT</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_API_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_MAJOR/MINOR/PATCH_VERSION</code>
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** <code>OCTAVE_RELEASE_DATE</code>
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* Update libtool versioning:
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** {{Path|liboctave/module.mk}} <code>%canon_reldir%_%canon_reldir%_current</code>
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** {{Path|libinterp/module.mk}} <code>%canon_reldir%_liboctinterp_current</code>
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** {{Path|libgui/module.mk}} <code>%canon_reldir%_liboctgui_current</code>
    
[[Category:Releases]]
 
[[Category:Releases]]

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