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Re: gcc-4.2-20071011 is now available


On Thu, 11 Oct 2007, gccadmin@gcc.gnu.org wrote:
> Snapshot gcc-4.2-20071011 is now available on
>   ftp://gcc.gnu.org/pub/gcc/snapshots/4.2-20071011/
> and on various mirrors, see http://gcc.gnu.org/mirrors.html for details.

I ran this script manually and reenabled the generation of snapshots off
the GCC 4.2 branch.  I assume we just missed the latter because we hadn't
documented this step in our release documentation.

Mark, what do you think of the patch below?  It adds this piece of 
documentation and removes the step to remove RC sources from our server 
since we are now treating these pretty similar to regular snapshots which 
we do not remove either and we have users (including the FreeBSD Ports 
Collection who refer to these RC tarballs).

(Also, it's less work for the release manager. ;-)

Gerald

Index: releasing.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/releasing.html,v
retrieving revision 1.29
diff -u -3 -p -r1.29 releasing.html
--- releasing.html	21 Sep 2006 14:17:36 -0000	1.29
+++ releasing.html	11 Oct 2007 19:12:35 -0000
@@ -47,8 +47,6 @@ also files such as <code>/some/where/gcc
 
 <li>Upload the release to ftp.gnu.org.</li>
 
-<li>Remove pre-release sources from gcc.gnu.org:~ftp/pub/gcc/.</li> 
-
 <li>If you are making a release of GCC 4.1 or later: Increment the version
 number in <code>gcc/BASE-VER</code>.  Restore the word "prerelease"
 (without the quotation marks) to <code>gcc/DEV-PHASE</code>.
@@ -60,6 +58,9 @@ stamp and (prerelease) annotation.  Incr
 
 <li>Notify developers that checkins to the branch are once again
 allowed.</li>
+
+<li>Reenable the generation of snapshots off the respective release
+branch in the crontab of gccadmin on gcc.gnu.org.</li>
 </ol>
 
 <h2>Web Site Updates</h2>


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