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ReleaseForge 1.3 is now available

Sourceforge has recently deprecated the FTP upload mechanism. This policy change cripples ReleaseForge prior to 1.3.

ReleaseForge 1.3 now uploads files to Sourceforge via SFTP (one of the new supported methods).

Prior to running ReleaseForge 1.3 you will need to obtain Paramiko v1.74 or greater.
ReleaseFroge uses paramiko module for uploading files to SourceForge via SFTP. [Special thanks to Robey Pointer for adding the
patch required for ReleaseForge].... read more

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2008-07-22

ReleaseForge 1.1

ReleaseForge 1.1 is now available. This release contains a critical fix that affected the initial creation of a release. It also adds a "Re-Guess" feature to effortlessly setting all file attributes when editing an existing release.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2006-06-15

ReleaseForge 0.9.4 is now available

ReleaseForge version 0.9.4 is now available for immediate download from:

This version adds preliminary unicode (utf-8) support for a number of text entry fields.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-08-24

ReleaseForge v0.9.3 is now available

ReleaseForge v0.9.3 is now available for immediate download. This version is minor feature enhancement bug fix release.


*) bug fix: freshmeat setup dialog now allows more than one freshmeat project to point to a single sourceforge project:

*) added freshmeat project selection dialog in the event that several freshmeat projects map to more than one sourceforge project... read more

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-08-01

0.9.1 is now available

Please see the Changelog for the awesome details.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-07-15

ReleaseForge 0.9.0 has been released

The ability to email mailing lists and individual users has been integrated into this release. Additionally, ReleaseForge users can now automatically login to SourceForge and Freshmeat without being prompted by using the --auto command line flag.

The --config command line option has been deprecated. The configuration file (releaseforge.cfg) has now been migrated to the ReleaseForge data directory (please refer to the FAQ for implications). The preferences dialog has been modified to accommodate the new features and configuration changes.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-07-13

ReleaseForge 0.8.6 is out

Winodws users of 0.8.5 should download this new version. A serious threading issue was discovered in v0.8.5 and was fixed in 0.8.6.

If during the file upload process ReleaseForge appeared to hang then you should download this new version. If you have not used 0.8.5 for a project release then you should also download this new version. Users that have successfully released projects using 0.8.5 may not need this new version but it is recommended. ... read more

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-07-02

ReleaseForge v0.8.5 is now available

ReleaseForge 0.8.5 is now available for immediate download at:


About ReleaseForge 0.8.5:

ReleaseForge 0.8.5 is a minor enhancement release. This version adds a new preferences dialog and allows the user to change the normal display font. Additionally, the FTP upload routine has been modified to report progress activity and the releaseWizard now displays this information as necessary.... read more

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-06-17

v0.8.1 is out

ReleaseForge 0.8.1 is a minor bug fix release. See the changelog for details.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-06-15

0.8.0 is here!

ReleaseForge 0.8.0 is now available. This version of ReleaseForge integrates Freshmeat project announcement functionality.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-06-13

v0.7.1 is now available

ReleaseForge v0.7.1 is now available for download from SourceForge.

This is a minor bug fix release. Please consult the changelog for details.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-05-20

Are you a ReleaseForge user?

If you are a ReleaseForge user, please let me know about it!

Check out for more information and to get some free publicity for your project.

Also, please feel free to reciprocate a link on your project page to help spread the word about ReleaseForge.



Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-04-14

ReleaseForge v0.7 is out!

ReleaseForge v0.7 is now available for download. This new version allows users to submit project news to SourceForge (such as the message that you are now reading).

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-04-10

ReleaseForge 0.6.1 is out!

This is a minor bug fix release.

version 0.6.1

*) fixed bug: unchecking "save password" still saved the password

*) fixed bug: progress output misstated "created release"
instead of "edited release"

*) bug fix: setModal in problem on older versions of PyQt


Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-04-02

ReleaseForge 0.6 is now available!

I'm pleased to announce the release of ReleaseForge 0.6. In addition to some minor bug fixes, v0.6 offers the ability to edit an existing SourceForge release. This is a significant feature enhancement that I'm sure you will appreciate.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-03-29

First public release of ReleaseForge!

RleaseForge v0.5 is the first publc release of ReleaseForge and is immediately available for download from SourceForge.

Posted by Phil Schwartz 2005-03-20

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