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Release Checklist

A. Install in a new venv and run unit tests

Note, you can't seem to script the virtualenv calls, see:

$ deactivate
$ rmvirtualenv gitsome
$ mkvirtualenv gitsome
$ pip install -e .
$ pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
$ rm -rf .tox && tox

B. Run code checks

$ scripts/

C. Run manual smoke tests on Mac, Ubuntu, Windows

D. Update and review README.rst and Sphinx docs, then check gitsome/docs/build/html/index.html

$ scripts/

E. Push changes

F. Review Travis, Codecov, and Gemnasium

G. Start a new release branch

$ git flow release start x.y.z

H. Increment the version number in gitsome/

I. Update and review CHANGELOG

$ scripts/

J. Commit the changes

K. Finish the release branch

$ git flow release finish 'x.y.z'

L. Input a tag

$ vx.y.z

M. Push tagged release to develop and master

$ git checkout master
$ git push

Might need to recreate develop branch.


$ scripts/

O. Register package with PyPi

$ python register -r pypi

P. Upload to PyPi

$ python sdist upload -r pypi

Q. Upload Sphinx docs to PyPi

$ python upload_sphinx

R. Restore

$ scripts/

S. Review newly released package from PyPi

T. Release on GitHub:

1. Click "Add release notes" for latest release
2. Copy release notes from ``
3. Click "Publish release"

U. Install in a new venv and run manual smoke tests on Mac, Ubuntu, Windows

Smoke Tests

Run the following on Python 3.4:

  • Craete a new virtualenv
  • Pip install gitsome into new virtualenv
  • Run gitsome
  • Run targeted tests based on recent code changes