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+Here are the steps to follow to create a new hsakmt release:
+
+1) Ensure that there are no uncommitted changes or unpushed commits,
+ and that you are up to date with the latest commits in the central
+ repository. Here are a couple of useful commands:
+
+ git diff (no output)
+
+ git status (should report "nothing to commit")
+
+ git log master...origin (no output; note: *3* dots)
+
+2) Increment hsakmt (major|minor|micro) in configure.ac according to
+ the directions in that file.
+
+3) Make sure that new version works.
+
+4) Use "git commit" to record the changes made in step 2 and 3.
+
+5) Generate and publish the tar files by running
+
+ make PREV=<last version> GPGKEY=<your gpg key id> release-publish
+
+ If your freedesktop user name is different from your local one,
+ then also set the variable USER to your freedesktop user name.
+
+6) Run
+
+ make release-publish-message
+
+ to generate a draft release announcement. Edit it as appropriate and
+ send it to
+
+ dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org
+
+7) Increment hsakmt_micro to the next larger (odd) number in
+ configure.ac. Commit this change, and push all commits created
+ during this process using
+
+ git push
+ git push --tags
+
+ You must use "--tags" here; otherwise the new tag will not
+ be pushed out.