ctubbsii commented on a change in pull request #129: #127 Provide instructions
for verifying release
File path: pages/release-process.md
@@ -144,6 +144,72 @@ When the vote passes on a release candidate, follow the
steps below to complete
8. Send an email to `d...@fluo.apache.org` announcing new release.
+### Test a Fluo release
+Below are two common testing strategies to verify a Fluo release candidate:
+1. Run the integration tests of projects that depend on Fluo (using the
release candidate jars)
+1. Run example Fluo applications (using the release candidate tarball)
+These strategies are described below with step-by-step instructions.
+#### Run integration tests
+A Fluo release can be tested by running the integration tests of projects that
+1. Before running integration tests, you'll need the following information:
+ * Release version (example: `1.2.0`)
+ * Staging repo (example:
+ * Note: The staging repo changes with each release candidate.
+1. Add the following configuration to `~/.m2/settings.xml` to instruct Maven
to build using the staging repo
+ for the release candidate. Also, make sure that the `fluoRC` profile is
active while you are testing the release
+ but comment out `<activeProfiles>` section after you are done testing.
+1. Clone a project that uses Fluo like the [Fluo Recipes] project below:
+ $ git clone https://github.com/apache/fluo-recipes.git
+ In addition to [Fluo Recipes], there are several projects containing
example Fluo applications
+ that have integration tests:
+ * [Phrasecount] - `https://github.com/astralway/phrasecount.git`
+ * [Stresso] - `https://github.com/astralway/stresso.git`
+ * [Webindex] - `https://github.com/astralway/webindex.git`
+1. Run the integration tests using `mvn verify`. Make sure to set the
`fluo.version` to the release
+ $ mvn clean verify -Dfluo.version=1.2.0
+1. After you are done testing, remember to comment out `<activeProfiles>` in
No need for this if using a separate settings.xml file.
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