[Bioperl-l] release candidate 4 (hopefully the last!), release information

Stefan Kirov skirov at utk.edu
Sat Oct 8 22:02:34 EDT 2005

I added Bio::SeqIO::entrezgene in  Changes and listed 
Bio::ASN1::EntrezGene as a dependency for Bio::SeqIO::entrezgene in 
Makefile.PL. My guess is both should go to 1.5.1

Jason Stajich wrote:

> Several bug fixes went in last week so I've made what I hope to be  
> the last release candidate before 1.5.1 goes out.  Brian and I have  
> been in the process of updating the module documentation so that the  
> bug-info email points to the bugzilla page only.  It is boring and  
> tedious so we've not really done all of them yet, but I don't see  
> this as a showstopper for a developer release.
> Files are here:
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.1-rc4.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.1-rc4.zip
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-run-1.5.1-rc4.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-run-1.5.1-rc4.zip
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-ext-1.5.1-rc4.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-ext-1.5.1-rc4.zip
> I have put a tag in on CVS called bioperl-release-1-5-1-rc4  in  
> bioperl-live, bioperl-run-release-1-5-1-rc4 in bioperl-run, bioperl- 
> ext-release-1-5-1-rc4 bioperl-ext.  If you make any changes that  
> should go in 1.5.1 you will let us know and we will need to make a  
> branch and apply the changes to the branch only.  I will only make  
> the release from the branch now.
> This will not be the branch for 1.6 but I expect we need to discuss a  
> plan for that.  Still positions available for a release master/  
> pumpking for the 1.6 release.  I want 1.6 to go out in Q1 2006, but  
> willing to hear debate on the topic.
> Please also have a look at the Changes file, if there is something  
> missing, add it!
> Hilmar, I want to make a bioperl-db release, is this from the HEAD or  
> is there a branch?  If you want to make the release files please do,  
> otherwise let me know which tags it should have (and if you are ready).
> In terms of version number, I don't care too much if it is 1.5.1 or  
> something else.  We just need to document it on a website/FAQ.  I  
> guess I would lean towards not calling it 1.5.1 but I don't care that  
> much.
> I will plan to make the release on Thursday or Friday of this week  
> (13-Oct or 14-Oct) if there are no holdups.
> -jason
> -- 
> Jason Stajich
> Duke University
> http://www.duke.edu/~jes12/
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