The OpenACS Package Repository builds a list of packages that can be installed on OpenACS installations, and can be used by administrators to update their packages. If you are a package developer, there are a couple of steps you need to take in order to release a new version of your package.
For the sake of this example, let's assume you are the package owner of the notes package. It is currently at version 1.5, and you are planning on releasing version 1.6. It is also located in OpenACS's CVS.
To release your package:
cd /path/to/notes cvs commit -m "Update package to version 1.6." cvs tag notes-1-6-final cvs tag -F openacs-5-1-compat
Of course, make sure you write upgrade scripts (Section , “Writing upgrade scripts”)