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Release HOWTO


Tests can be run via pytest:

$ pip3 install -r extra/requirements-test.txt
$ pytest -v tests

When preparing a release it is important to check that |modref| works with all supported Python versions, and that the documentation for executing them is correct.

Prepare release

With the tests passing, do the following steps:

  • Update the version data in :file:`pyisbn/`
  • Update :file:`NEWS.rst` with any user visible changes
  • Commit the release notes and version changes
  • Create a signed tag for the release
  • Push the changes — including the new tag — to the GitHub repository
  • Create a new release on GitHub

Update |PyPI|

Create and upload the new release tarballs to |PyPI| using twine:

$ ./ sdist bdist_wheel
$ gpg --detach-sign --armour dist/pyisbn-${version}.tar.gz
$ gpg --detach-sign --armour dist/pyisbn-${version}-*.whl
$ twine upload dist/pyisbn-${version}*

Fetch the uploaded tarballs, and check for errors.

You should also test installation from |PyPI|, to check the experience |modref|’s end users will have.

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