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authorPatrick Spek <p.spek@tyil.nl>2020-03-29 17:39:28 +0200
committerPatrick Spek <p.spek@tyil.nl>2020-03-29 17:39:28 +0200
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Make git part of the maintainer's guide
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rstar clean -s # Clean up old sources
$EDITOR etc/fetch_core.txt # Update values as necessary
$EDITOR etc/modules.txt # Update values as necessary
+ git commit # Create a commit for this particular release
rstar fetch # Download new sources
rstar install # Compile and install Rakudo Star
rstar test # Run tests
rstar dist # Create a new distribution tarball
+Additionally, you *should* make a tag that represents the current release name.
Once you have a tarball, you should upload it to be available to others. Common
places include: