[openstack-dev] [CI] Dependency managers needed

Daviey Walker dave.walker at canonical.com
Fri Apr 26 18:54:00 UTC 2013

On 26 April 2013 18:48, James E. Blair <jeblair at openstack.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> OpenStack wants YOU to volunteer for dependency management.  Join
> requirements-core today!
> We have a spiffy new repository for globally synchronizing the
> dependency requirements across OpenStack projects.  We need interested
> people to join the team that will review changes to that repo.
> If you are a PTL or sit on the TC, you really ought to join.  Do your
> duty.
> If you are a packager, what are you waiting for?
> Here's the repository:
>   https://github.com/openstack/requirements
> Here's a wiki page where we've started to describe the process:
>   https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Requirements
> The Infrastructure team is kicking this off, but we're not running it.
> The requirements-core group will be self-managing and will set the
> future direction (in consultation with the TC when needed) much like any
> OpenStack project.  Our interest is in making sure that tests run
> smoothly and in facilitating collaboration among the projects.  We don't
> really care which version of which web request framework gets chosen,
> which is why we need people who do care to participate.
> If you are interested and are a core member of any OpenStack project,
> reply to this email or chat with us in #openstack-infra on freenode and
> we'll add you to the group.  When there are enough people for the group
> to be self-managed, the group will be responsible for its own
> membership.
> If not enough people volunteer, I'm just going to add the TC and all the
> PTLs and good luck to you.
> -Jim

Hi James,

This is super.  We've long had issues of dependency changes, tracing
changes and discussions. I think it will go a long way to help reduce
frustrations felt both between openstack projects, and downstreams.

Looking forward to doing out part.

Thanks again.

Kind Regards,

Dave Walker <Dave.Walker at canonical.com>
Engineering Manager,
Ubuntu Server

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