Mylyn/Release Howto

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Before the Release

* Update the user guide from the wiki
* Backport changes to the 3.3 branch

The Release

* Tag the release as R_x_y_z and R_x_y_y_e_3_3
* Build the release by running: org.eclipse.mylyn.releng/build.sh -release
* Upload the release to the weekly site by running: org.eclipse.mylyn.releng/upload.sh [username]
* Move the release from the weekly site to the main update site by running: downloads/tools/mylyn/promote.sh
* Update the version number on the download page
* Create a new section in the download archive

When the build has propagated to mirrors

* Add the mirror attribute to all site.xml files:
   mirrorsURL="http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/tools/mylyn/update/[location]/site.xml&protocol=http&format=xml"

After the release

* Replace version numbers in all MANIFEST.MF and feature.xml files, e.g. 2.3.0.qualifier -> 2.3.1.qualifier
* Make sure changes are applied to the 3.3 branch as well as the 3.4 branch