[racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.3.6, second call

From: Ryan Culpepper (ryanc at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Jul 26 17:39:49 EDT 2013

Checklist items for the v5.3.6 release
   (using the v5.3.5.900 release candidate build)

Search for your name to find relevant items, reply when you finish an
item (please indicate which item/s is/are done).  Also, if you have any
commits that should have been picked, make sure that the changes are in.

Important: new builds are created without announcement, usually whenever
I pick a few commits.  If you need to commit changes, please make sure
you tell me to pick it into the release branch.

--> Release candidates are at
-->   http://pre.racket-lang.org/release/installers

Please use these installers (or source bundles) -- don't test from
your own git clone (don't test the `master' branch by mistake!).  To
get the tests directory in such a directory, you can do this:
   cd ...racket-root...
   git archive --remote=git://git.racket-lang.org/plt.git release \
       -- collects/tests | tar x


* Kathy Gray <kathryn.gray at cl.cam.ac.uk>
   - Test Engine Tests

* Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org>
   - Swindle Tests
   - XREPL Tests
   - Verify PL language
   - Racket Tree: compare new distribution tree to previous one
   - Run the unix installer tests
   - Run zsh completions tests
     (". .../racket-completion.zsh; _racket --self-test")
   Version Updates: if a major change has happened, update the version
   number in:
   - racket/collects/mzscheme/info.rkt
   - racket/collects/mred/info.rkt

* Jon Rafkind <rafkind at cs.utah.edu>
   Release tests for (one of the) linux releases:
   - Test that the `racket' and `racket-textual' source releases
     compile fine (note that they're still called `plt' and `mz' at
     this stage).
   - Test that the binary installers for both work, try each one in
     both normal and unix-style installation modes. (just ubuntu)
   [Note: get the release candidates from the URL in this email. Use
    the 'static table' link to see a list of all tar files available]

* David Van Horn <dvanhorn at ccs.neu.edu>
   - EoPL Tests

* Neil Toronto <neil.toronto at gmail.com>
   - Plot Tests
   - Images Tests
   - Inspect icons
   - Math tests

* Doug Williams <m.douglas.williams at gmail.com>
   - Additional Plot Tests

* Danny Yoo <dyoo at cs.wpi.edu>
   - Whalesong Tests (confirm that Whalesong runs from PLaneT)

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