Foreman 1.21.0-RC4 release process


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Tagging a release

  • In foreman 1.21-stable:
    • Make sure test_1_21_stable is green
    • run make -C locale tx-update (if Transifex has not switched to the next major release yet, usually after .2)
    • run script/sync_templates.sh
    • update template snapshots with rake snapshots:generate RAILS_ENV=test and verify changes are expected
    • change VERSION to 1.21.0-RC4
    • Run extras/changelog
    • Commit: git commit -am "Release 1.21.0-RC4"
    • Tag: git tag -s -m "Release 1.21.0-RC4" 1.21.0-RC4
    • Push: git push --follow-tags
  • In smart-proxy 1.21-stable:
    • Make sure test_proxy_1_21_stable is green
    • change VERSION to 1.21.0-RC4
    • Run extra/changelog
    • Commit: git commit -am "Release 1.21.0-RC4"
    • Tag: git tag -s -m "Release 1.21.0-RC4" 1.21.0-RC4
    • Push: git push --follow-tags
  • In foreman-selinux 1.21-stable:
    • change VERSION to 1.21.0-RC4
    • Run extras/changelog
    • Commit: git commit -am "Release 1.21.0-RC4"
    • Tag: git tag -s -m "Release 1.21.0-RC4" 1.21.0-RC4
    • Push: git push --follow-tags
  • In foreman-installer 1.21-stable:
    • change VERSION to 1.21.0-RC4
    • Commit: git commit -am "Release 1.21.0-RC4"
    • Tag: git tag -s -m "Release 1.21.0-RC4" 1.21.0-RC4
    • Push: git push --follow-tags
  • Run the Jenkins Tarballs Release to create tarballs
  • Verify tarballs are present on downloads.theforeman.org
  • Download, sign and upload detached signatures

Note: If for some reason there was an issue with the tarballs that required uploading new tarballs, CDN cache should be invalidated so that the builders use the updated tarballs.

Packaging a release

  • In foreman-packaging rpm/1.21 branch, change foreman.spec, foreman-proxy.spec, foreman-selinux.spec, foreman-installer.spec:
    • Set version to 1.21.0
    • Set prerelease to RC4
    • In each package dir, remove the old tarball, run spectool -g *.spec and git annex add *.tar.bz2
    • Commit with message “Release 1.21.0-RC4”
    • Submit a pull request
  • Update changelog files for debs:
    • scripts/changelog.rb -v 1.21.0~rc4-1 -m "1.21.0-RC4 released" debian/*/*/changelog
    • Submit a pull request
  • Trigger next step of release pipeline: release_packages
  • Use RPM_Packaging to sign RPMs
    • Download RPMs
    • Sign RPMs
    • Upload signatures
    • Upload RPMs
    • Sign “extra” RPMs
  • Trigger release_mash
  • Trigger release_test if mashing didn’t
  • Trigger release_push_deb and release_push_rpm if testing didn’t