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Comment: add link for releases page


Clone a new .hg repository and create the release tar balls

  1. hg clone -b release jikesrvm-version
  2. rm -rf jikesrvm/.hg

  3. tar cjf jikesrvm-version.tar.bz2 jikesrvm-version;  tar czf jikesrvm-version.tar.gz jikesrvm-version;
  4. Extract the portion of NEWS.txt relevant to this release into README.txt (will be used for ReleaseNotes on SF file download).


  1. Upload release tar balls and README.txt to sourceforge; set it as default download using Files GUI.
  2. Update the confluence "confluence Releases" page to link to the new download version
  3. Send out mail announcements to jikesrvm-announce and jikesrvm-researchers
  4. Also post announcement in SF news and Confluence news.