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Add a note to REALEASING_RAILS about testing the gem locally before r…

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jonleighton committed Nov 14, 2011
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=== Update the RAILS_VERSION file to include the RC.
+=== Build and test the gem.
+Run `rake install` to generate the gems and install them locally. Then try
+generating a new app and ensure that nothing explodes.
+This will stop you looking silly when you push an RC to and then
+realise it is broken.
=== Release the gem.
IMPORTANT: Due to YAML parse problems on the server, it is safest
@@ -162,6 +170,7 @@ Today, do this stuff in this order:
* Apply security patches to the release branch
* Update CHANGELOG with security fixes.
* Update RAILS_VERSION to remove the rc
+* Build and test the gem
* Release the gems
* Email security lists
* Email general announcement lists

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