Detailed Lazarus 0.9.24 todo

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Release preparation

  • Gather list of todos from developers (Vincent)
  • Add LazTarget (0.9.26) to the mantis, so we can postpone issues one release.

Before tagging

  • Bitmap rewrite (Marc)
  • Imagelist rewrite (Marc)
  • Informally announce (IRC, mailing list) a pending release (+/- week before actual release), so that people can test for regressions (Vincent)

Bugs to be fixed

Things that need to be fixed before tagging:

Tagging release

  • Set release version in trunk (Vincent)
  • Tag trunk to tags/release_0_9_24 (Vincent)
  • Increase version number in trunk to 0_9_25(Vincent)

Building release

  • source (Mattias)
  • win32 (Vincent)
  • win64 (Vincent)
  • linux source rpm (Mattias)
  • linux i386 rpm (Mattias)
  • linux i386 deb (Mattias)
  • linux x86_64 rpm (Vincent)
  • linux x86_64 deb (Vincent)
  • Mac OS X powerpc (Vincent)
  • Mac OS X i386( Vincent)


  • List of changes (Mattias)
  • Mailing lists (Mattias)
  • News item on (Vincent)
  • Sourceforge (Mattias)
  • Freshmeat (Vincent)
  • Wiki: downloading, installation, getting source hints (Mattias)
  • Change IRC topic (Marc)
  • New versions in Mantis (Marc)

After release

  • Make sure snapshots are created correctly for the new version (Vincent)


  • Relax (all)
  • Plan next release