Piwik release script (official package), and debian/ubuntu package (allows sysadmins to deploy Piwik within seconds using "apt-get install piwik -V")
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Piwik Package

This repository contains:

  • Piwik release script (official package),
  • and Debian/Ubuntu package (allows sysadmins to deploy Piwik within seconds using apt-get install piwik -V)

Debian Package

  • debian/Readme.debian - How to use the Debian package and setup Piwik on your Debian server.
  • debian/Readme.md - Guide for Piwik staff in charge of generating the Debian package. System administrators may also be interested in this documentation.

Core Piwik Package

To generate a new Piwik release for example 3.0.0-b1, follow these steps:

  • Edit core/Version.php and set the correct version number
  • Check that the CI builds is green
  • Create a release on Github which will automatically create a git tag.
  • Then package the release. Run: ./scripts/build.sh 3.0.0-b1. This script will:
    • the first time it runs it clones the Piwik git repository.
    • then it builds the package, removing any un-necessary files,
    • then it uploads the .zip and .tar.gz packages to https://builds.piwik.org
  • The new Piwik version is now shipped to users worldwide,
    • Users will now notified in their Administration area, and some users will receive email alerts about the new version.