Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

...

 

Info

Target Date: July 15, 2013

Tasks

Info

All dates are referenced to 12:00 noon EDT.

For example, a deadline of March 15 should be interpreted as March 15, 12:00 noon EDT.

Early Tasks

These are long-lead early tasks that can be completed before the detailed release cycle.

Use "(/)" for the checkmark ((tick)) and "(x)" for the cross ((error))

(error)
TaskWhoStatus

Internal

Status

Notes

Review Previous Build Release R2013a Process Notes

All (error)(error)  
Get updated legal statement/licenseSPH(error)N/AN/ANeeded by Code Freeze.
Update sample scripts
SPH(error)(error)

Needed by App Freeze.

  • Write examples that demonstrate new functionality
  • Clean up all errors and warnings
  • Remove deprecated fields
Write draft Release NotesJJKP(error)(error)

Needed by App Freeze.

See Writing Release Notes

Update standard descriptive textSPH(error)(error)N/AN/A

Needed by App Freeze.

Will be used in User Guide, websites, release announcement.

 

Update info on public-facing websitesJJKPN/AN/A

Needed by Release Day.

See the list of sites. Update this list as well, if necessary.

Updated major sites before announcement. Minor ones can be updated a bit later.

Update release announcement contactsSPH(error)(error)

Needed by Release Day. Located here.

Put in order for additional iconsSPH(tick)(tick)

(if necessary)

Needed by Visual Freeze.

For QA Complete (June 28)

...

TaskWhoStatusNotes
Verify that all known bugs are checked into JIRA(All)(error) 
Complete all JIRA verifications(All)(error) 
Complete QA wrap-up tasksDSC, SPH, JJKP, RQ(error)

 

Address all JIRA tickets awaiting feedback(All)(error) 

For Visual Freeze (June 28

...

)

Visual Freeze finalizes all graphical changes to the software, so that screenshots, documentation, and TestComplete can be updated.

...

link tests in TestComplete(error)
TaskWhoStatus

Internal

Status

Notes
Update TR(error)(error)
  • Help buttons
  • Welcome Page links
  • Help menu links
Update About panel

LOJ

(error)N/AN/A 
Update splash screenTGG(error)(error)
  1. Update SplashScreen.psd in GmatDevelopment\moredata\graphics\splash
  2. Use GIMP to save a flattened TIF file and overwrite splash screen in GmatDevelopment\application\data\graphics\splash.
Update iconsSPHTGG(error)(error)If there are any updates, additions, deletions.
Update gmat_startup_file.txtJJKP(error)(error)
  • Update formatting, comments
  • Switch to release configuration

Switch to release configuration in script test system

JJKP(error)(error)

Use new rundef.R2013bInternal.template.m.

Ran public configuration manually on JJKP's machine on 2013-03-27 build.Decided to run manually on RCs only. For next time, need to figure out a way to assemble public release without manual intervention.

Complete visual updates(All)(error)(error)Fixed all visual issues known before Visual Freeze.

...

(error)
TaskWhoStatus

Internal

Status

Notes
Update EOP filesWCS??????Update eopc04_08.62-now and run smoke tests.
Update files w/ updated legal statementLOJ(error)N/AN/A 
Update license textLOJ(error)(error)N/AN/AUpdate application/License.txt file.
Final bug fixes(All)(error)(error) 

...

TaskWhoStatusNotes
Bundle source code and upload to SourceForgeDJCN/A
  1. Export the trunk code from svn that is used for the release build when that build is started
  2. Wait for a go/nogo call from testing on the build
  3. Archive the following folder trees into a zip file: src, plugins, build
  4. Move the zip file to SF
  5. Mark as "staged"
  6. Download the upload and check it
Bundle data and upload to SourceForgeDJCN/A
  1. Use the same export as used for the source bundle
  2. Wait for a go/nogo call from testing on the build
  3. Archive the following folder tree into a zip file: application/data
  4. Move the zip file to SF
  5. Mark as "staged"
  6. Download the upload and check it
Upload Windows installer to SourceForgeJJKPN/ADownload, install, and run after uploading.
Upload Windows zip to SourceForgeJJKPN/ADownload and run after uploading.
Post README.txt on SourceForgeJJKPN/A 
Post internal & public release files to MESA networkJJKPN/A 

Branch and tag repositories

DJCJJKP(error)At least tag the test system; consider branching also if the burden on the repo is low.
Make SourceForge repository backupJJKPN/A

Follow SourceForge's instructions.

Perform the backup on the Linode server and download the resultant .zip file, since the local network blocks rsync.

...