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Release facilities to ease the management of buildout based projects.

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Release facilities to ease the management of buildout based projects.

Standing on the shoulder of giants

This distribution intends to be as small as possible by integrating a few custom release choices done by the der Freitag development team.

For that it heavily relies on a couple of well known distributions:

What’s in?

A few zest.releaser plugins that:

  • check that the git repository is updated update_git_branch
  • update development branches after a release update_develop_branches
  • check translation files are updated check_translations

Additions to plone.releaser:

  • ability to release a distribution within the parent (buildout) project
    • check to ensure the correct branch on the parent project is used check_zope_branch
    • check that the distribution about to release exists check_folders
    • update versions.cfg with the new released version update_versions_cfg
  • gather the changes on distributions (more than only collect_changelog)
  • push cfg files publish_cfg_files
  • check which distributions need a release
  • update batou version pins (components/plone/versions/versions.cfg


1.0.post0 (2015-11-24)

  • Minor cleanup, 1.0 release was half broken. [gforcada]

1.0 (2015-11-24)

  • Only show the meaningful commits. [gforcada]
  • Remove develop branch support. This massively simplifies all the code. [gforcada]
  • Allow to release only some packages. See -f option on full-release command. [gforcada]
  • Push cfg files when doing a full release. [gforcada]
  • Test nearly everything. [gforcada]
  • Fix coverage and speed up travis. [gforcada]
  • Add more utility functions. [gforcada]
  • Add debug option to all commands, use python logging module to log information at various levels. [gforcada]
  • Avoid cloning repositories (speed ups everything). [gforcada]

0.7.1 (2015-11-16)

  • Clone a pushable repository. [gforcada]
  • Update the local branches after release. [gforcada]
  • Filter distributions to release. [gforcada]

0.7 (2015-11-16)

  • Lots of minor fixes here and there, too small and too many of them to list here. [gforcada]

0.6.3 (2015-11-13)

  • Adapt git_repo context manager from plone.releaser. [gforcada]
  • Adjust verbosity. [gforcada]

0.6.2 (2015-11-13)

  • More verbose and more string formatting fixes. [gforcada]
  • Check that a distribution has a source defined on buildout before trying to clone it. [gforcada]

0.6.1 (2015-11-13)

  • Be more verbose, so one know about which distribution the output is about. [gforcada]
  • Fix two strings that were not formatted. [gforcada]

0.6 (2015-11-13)

  • Add dry-run mode to fullrelease command. [gforcada]

0.5 (2015-11-13)

  • Add update distribution CHANGES.rst. [gforcada]

0.4 (2015-11-13)

  • Add gather changelog command. [gforcada]

0.3 (2015-11-13)

  • Cleanups and code reorganization. [gforcada]
  • Add full-release command. [gforcada]

0.2 (2015-11-11)

  • 0.1 was never released, due to not being registered on PyPI. [gforcada]

0.1 (2015-11-11)

  • add zest.releaser plugins:

    • vcs_updated: checkouts master and develop branches, rebases the former on top of the later (master catches up with develop) and leaves the checked out branch as master, ready to be released
    • i18n: runs bin/i18ndude find-untranslated and reports back if there are any strings not marked for translation
    • update_branches: the oposite from vcs_updated, rebased develop branch on top of master (which was used to make the release)


  • emulate plone.releaser and create a freitag_manage command with:

    • publish_cfg_files: send two specific files to a specific server
    • release: releases a distribution (with zest.releaser)


  • initial release [gforcada]

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