Release done

Dr. Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at
Tue Mar 17 20:51:45 UTC 2020

Unfortunately, the server side hooks are not published anywhere. So I was not able to figure out
that there might be a problem. I should have given you a heads-up nevertheless, sorry for the omission.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Caswell <matt at>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:29 PM
> To: Dr. Matthias St. Pierre <Matthias.St.Pierre at>; openssl-project at
> Subject: Re: Release done
> On 17/03/2020 18:53, Dr. Matthias St. Pierre wrote:
> >> Problems were due to:
> >> ...
> >> - Rename of CHANGES/NEWS to
> >
> > Strange....  what exactly was your problem?
> The website is supposed to update itself automatically when we push
> stuff, so things like release notes etc get automatically generated.
> From tools/release/
>     Verify that the release notes, which are built from the CHANGES file
>     in the release, have been updated. This is done automatically by the
>     commit-hook, but if you see a problem, try the following steps:
>         cd /var/www/openssl
>         sudo -u openssl -H make relupd
>         sudo -u openssl ./bin/purge-one-hour
> This didn't happen unfortunately. When I ran "make relupd" manually I got:
> make: *** No rule to make target
> '/var/cache/openssl/checkouts/openssl/CHANGES', needed by
> 'news/changelog.txt'.  Stop.
> That particular make target is related to the *master* CHANGES file
> (there are similar targets I think for other branches).
> Matt

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