Checklist to release a new eHive version

  1. Update the Changelog manually using a text editor
  2. Review README.md
  3. Check all of the above into “master” branch

In ensembl-hive and all meadows (but not guiHive):

  1. git checkout -b version/x.y
  2. On the “version/x.y” branch in README.md file substitute the occurences of “master” in the URLs by “version/x.y” and commit it. Do the same in docker/Dockerfile and docs/rtd_upgrade.sh
  3. git checkout master
  4. On the “master” branch increment the version of Bio::EnsEMBL::Hive::Version to x.(y+1)
  5. Merge the “version/x.y” branch ignoring the changes made in 7). Add the -s ours option to git merge
  6. Update default branch on GitHub to point to version/x.y at https://github.com/Ensembl/ensembl-hive/settings/branches
  7. On Travis https://travis-ci.org/Ensembl/ensembl-hive/settings add a daily build of the new branch
  8. On the Docker hub https://hub.docker.com/r/ensemblorg/ensembl-hive/~/settings/automated-builds/ add an automatic build of the new branch
  9. On ReadTheDocs https://readthedocs.org/dashboard/ensembl-hive/versions/ add the new version and set it as default
  10. On Coveralls https://coveralls.io/github/Ensembl/ensembl-hive/settings click on “sync” to synchronize the list of branches (and the default one) with Github.
  11. On Codecov https://codecov.io/gh/Ensembl/ensembl-hive/settings set the new default branch.

Other repos

Do the same for all the other repos (meadow plugins): https://github.com/search?q=topic%3Aehive+org%3AEnsembl&type=Repositories