[Replicant] [release-scripts] [PATCH 3/3] Add a README documenting the release process

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at cyberdimension.org
Wed Jul 22 14:34:06 UTC 2020


On Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:08:09 +0200
Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli <GNUtoo at cyberdimension.org> wrote:

This needs part needs to be replaced:
> +Releasing the images:
> +---------------------
> +When the build is done, you can finally use the the release.sh
> script to +populate the final directory with  all the files to
> release. +
> +You can then push that directory to the FTP server and run the FTP
> server +trigger script when all the files have been copied.

By the following:
> Releasing the images:
> ---------------------
> When the build is done, you can finally use the the release.sh script
> to populate the final directory with  all the files to release.
> 
> For instance for releasing Replicant 6.0 0004 RC2 I used the
> following: $ release.sh replicant-6.0 replicant-6.0-0004-rc2
> 
> The replicant-6.0 directory contained the Replicant source code and
> replicant-6.0-0004-rc2 was an empty directory.
> 
> This script can take a long time if the connection to your builder is
> slow, as this downloads all the images.
> 
> You need to sign the images with the release.sh script. I used the
> following for the replicant-6.0-0004-rc2 release:
> $ release.sh replicant-6.0 replicant-6.0-0004-rc2 signatures
> 
> The signature is done as a separate process to enable use cases where
> the connection to the build server is slow and gpg is setup to be run
> interactively (for instance by typing a password).
> 
> You can then push that directory to the FTP server and run the FTP
> server trigger script when all the files have been copied.

Else the images won't be signed.

At first I also forgot to sign the replicant-6.0-0004-rc2 images and
pushed them to the FTP as is.

I've now signed them as well and the FTP should now have the signature
as well.

Denis.
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