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Release Engineering - autorelease Facts

Project Creation Date: January 8th, 2015
Lifecycle State: Incubation
Type: Support
Primary Contact: Anil Belur <abelur@linuxfoundation.org>
Project Lead: Anil Belur <abelur@linuxfoundation.org>

  • An Ho <an.ho@huawei.com>
  • Anil Belur <abelur@linuxfoundation.org>
  • Thanh Ha <thanh.ha@linuxfoundation.org>
  • Vratko Polak <vrpolak@cisco.com>
  • Kit Lou <klou.external@gmail.com>

Emeritus Committers:

  • Colin Dixon <colin@colindixon.com>
  • Ed Warnicke <eaw@cisco.com>
  • George Zhao <george.y.zhao@huawei.com>
    IRC: freenode.net #opendaylight

Mailing List: dev@lists.opendaylight.org topic: releng
    Archives: mailing list archives
Meetings: none
Repository: git clone https://git.opendaylight.org/gerrit/autorelease
Jenkins: jenkins silo
Gerrit Patches: code patches/reviews

Mailing list topic: [autorelease]

The Release Engineering - Autorelease project is targeted at building the artifacts that are used in the release candidates and final full release.

Git patches and reviews


Release Release Plan Release Notes Release Review Operations Guide How-To's/Tutorials
Lithium Release Plan - - - -
Beryllium Release Plan - - - -

Cloning Autorelease

To clone all the autorelease repo including it's submodules simply run the clone command with the --recursive parameter.

git clone --recursive https://git.opendaylight.org/gerrit/releng/autorelease

If you forgot to add the --recursive parameter to your git clone you can pull the submodules after with the following commands.

git submodule init
git submodule update

Creating Autorelease - Release and RC build

An autorelease release build comes from the autorelease-release-<branch> job which can be found on the autorelease tab in the releng master:


For example to create a Lithium release candidate build launch a build from the autorelease-release-lithium job by clicking the Build with Parameters button on the left hand menu:


The only field that needs to be filled in is the RELEASE_TAG, leave all other fields to their default setting. Set this to Lithium, Lithium-RC0, Lithium-RC1, etc... depending on the build you'd like to create.

Parameters for Lithium-RC1 build

Adding Autorelease staging repo to settings.xml

If you are building or testing this release in such a way that requires pulling some of the artifacts from the Nexus repo you may need to modify your settings.xml to include the staging repo URL as this URL is not part of ODL Nexus' public or snapshot groups. If you've already cloned the recommended settings.xml for building ODL you will need to add an additional profile and activate it by adding these sections to the "<profiles>" and "<activeProfiles>" sections (please adjust accordingly).


  • This is an example and you need to "Add" these example sections to your settings.xml do not delete your existing sections.
  • The URLs in the <repository> and <pluginRepository> sections will also need to be updated with the staging repo you want to test.