Clone a new .hg repository and create the release tar balls
hg clone http://hg.code.hg.sourceforge.net/p/jikesrvm/code -b release jikesrvm-version
rm -rf jikesrvm/.hg
- tar cjf jikesrvm-version.tar.bz2 jikesrvm-version; tar czf jikesrvm-version.tar.gz jikesrvm-version;
- Extract the portion of NEWS.txt relevant to this release into README.txt (will be used for ReleaseNotes on SF file download).
- Upload release tar balls and README.txt to sourceforge; set it as default download using Files GUI.
- Update the confluence "confluence Releases" page to link to the new download version
- Send out mail announcements to jikesrvm-announce and jikesrvm-researchers
- Also post announcement in SF news and Confluence news.