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== Repository ==
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# Repository
[ ] maintainer has specified a corresponding revision commit/changeset
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[ ] checkout code from Sourceforge, commit/changeset is present
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== Compile and Install ==
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- [ ] maintainer has specified a corresponding revision commit/changeset
[ ] release candidate installs on latest stable Octave release
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- [ ] checkout code from Sourceforge, commit/changeset is present
[ ] no compiler errors or warnings
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[ ] ran tests using <code>runtests /path/to/pkg</code> (use <code>oruntests</code> instead in Octave 6.0.0 or later)
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[ ] ran all tests, including those in src (how??)
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[ ] ran doctest on all functions (optional)
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[ ] ran generate_package_html (if Makefile present try <code> make html </code>)
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[ ] no makeinfo errors and warnings during HTML build
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[ ] unpacked and spot-checked the generated HTML documentation
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== Interaction with pkg ==
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# Compile and Install
[ ] <code>pkg load foo</code> runs with errors or warnings
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[ ] <code>pkg unload foo</code> runs with errors or warnings
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[ ] <code>pkg uninstall foo</code> runs with errors or warnings
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[ ] Above steps were run on Octave and OS versions:
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- [ ] release candidate installs on latest stable Octave release
    *  ________
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- [ ] no compiler errors or warnings
    *  ________
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- [ ] ran tests using <code>runtests /path/to/pkg</code> (use <code>oruntests</code> instead in Octave 6.0.0 or later)
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- [ ] ran all tests, including those in src (how??)
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- [ ] ran doctest on all functions (optional)
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- [ ] ran generate_package_html (if Makefile present try <code> make html </code>)
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- [ ] no makeinfo errors and warnings during HTML build
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- [ ] unpacked and spot-checked the generated HTML documentation
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== Package files in release candidate tarball ==
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# `pkg`-tool runs without errors or warnings
[ ] tested with minimum Octave version list in DESCRIPTION
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[ ] reasonable dependencies listed in DESCRIPTION
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[ ] NEWS file makes sense, version and date match
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[ ] All functions are listed in INDEX
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[ ] check licenses (<code>licensecheck -r</code> "plus some manual checks").
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[ ] package files are readable/executable by all users (reasonably current maintainer Makefile should be doing this).
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[ ] version number in src/configure.ac (if present) matches DESCRIPTION and tarball name.
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[ ] any version numbers within the help or function body (e.g., banners) matches above.
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[ ] contains no hidden dot files, junk backup files, results of configure runs, etc (should be taken care of by maintainer Makefile).
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=== Common problems ===
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- [ ] `pkg load      foo`
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- [ ] `pkg unload    foo`
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- [ ] `pkg uninstall foo`
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- [ ] Above steps were run on Octave and OS versions:
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      -  ________
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      -  ________
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Here are some common problems that reviewers can check for
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# Package files in release candidate tarball
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* INDEX is missing some new functions added
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- [ ] `DESCRIPTION` version updated
* NEWS has not been updated or is missing something big
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- [ ] `DESCRIPTION` minimum Octave tested
* Version numbers or dates do not match between DESCRIPTION and NEWS
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- [ ] `DESCRIPTION` all dependencies are listed
* Common makeinfo errors like "@bye seen before @end deftypefn"
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- [ ] `NEWS` version and date match
* DESCRIPTION says pkg works with old Octave 4.x but it fails for me
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- [ ] `NEWS` big changes announced
* Obviously, compiler errors, warnings, test failures
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- [ ] `INDEX` all (new) functions are listed
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- [ ] version numbers in help text and function body (e.g., banners) updated
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- [ ] license specifications in help text and function body agree `licensecheck -r`
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- [ ] file permissions are readable/executable by all users
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- [ ] junk files are removed (hidden dot files, backup files, results of configure runs, etc.)
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- [ ] (optional if present) `src/configure.ac` version updated
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