FEATHERCOIN v 0.9.6 : RELEASE



    • All Github branches of Feathercoin (0.9.x and 0.11.x) are Development branches.
    • Branches may be promoted to the status ‘release candidate’ as documented inhttps://github.com/FeatherCoin/Feathercoin/tree/0.9.6
    • For Development versions the Production flag for these versions is set to false

    Procedure / Tick list for new official release :

    • The (0.9.x/0.11.x) appropriate branch is merged / copied to the master branch
    • The release flag in the master branch is set to true
    • The (0.9.x/0.9.11. x) branch is flagged as release in the releases tab on Github and the previous production release is marked as ‘old production’ (see Readme.md file) and the release description in the releases tab on Github is updated.
    • Binary builds are tested against keys.
    • The Binary files for Windows, Mac are attached to the new release
    • Linux installation packages are build and published on software. OpenSuse .com
    • Binary builds, scripts or instructions are duplicated to Ubuntu, BDS, ArchLinux and/ or other relevant OS, schedule mobile updates.
    • Include Travis build testing
    • Include updated zxing build instructions

    Associated Tasks with a release or fork

    • The Mobile wallet version is checked for compatibility with release.
    • Send upgrade messages to active nodes
    • New release is announced on forums and social media.
    • Extra support effort to look out for issues.

    Status : awaiting - software tests, build tests , final checks / issues.

    Feathercoin 0.9.6 release, overview

    Feathercoin 0.9.6 is a bug fix, build documentation, interface polish and auto test fixed version of Feathercoin 0.9.3 a tried tested and stable version of Feathercoin with a number of Feathercoin specific features.

    The 0.9.x development train has been kept backwardly compatible to 0.8.x releases as such it can be used straight away on the current blockchain.

    Feathercoin 0.9.6 release, status

    @[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] … (to be completed) for their significant contributions to this release.

    Feathercoin 0.9.6 release, addressing further issues.

    Further issues will be addressed in the next release of Feathercoin which will either be an updated version of 0.11, to accommodate the further refinements of 0.9.6 and have the tests running.

    Feathercoin build documentation : https://github.com/FeatherCoin/Feathercoin/tree/0.9.6/doc

    Feathercoin 0.9.6 release, Remaining Tasks to finalize the release :

    In priority / temporal order : ( List not complete being compiled, suggestions welcome)

    • https://github.com/FeatherCoin/Feathercoin/issues/151
    • Audit commits to Bitcoin 0.9.x for security or “include-able commits” since Bitcoin is at 0.9.6 and FTC Forked from Bitcoin version 0.9.0
    • Include auto testing config files
    • Finalize FTC specific release changes : Github @[email protected] @[email protected]
    • Review other operating system builds, pass.
    • Create list of work done, number of commits made @wrapper
    • Do and Test official beta builds for major OSs
    • Mirror (OpenSuse) build to Launchpad


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