[openstack-dev] [all] Organizing a Gate Blocking Bug Fix Day

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Thu Jan 9 21:33:14 UTC 2014

On 01/10/2014 02:53 AM, Jay Pipes wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-01-09 at 07:46 -0500, Sean Dague wrote:
>> I think we are all agreed that the current state of Gate Resets isn't 
>> good. Unfortunately some basic functionality is really not working 
>> reliably, like being able to boot a guest to a point where you can ssh 
>> into it.
>> These are common bugs, but they aren't easy ones. We've had a few folks 
>> digging deep on these, but we, as a community, are not keeping up with them.
>> So I'd like to propose Gate Blocking Bug Fix day, to be Monday Jan 20th. 
>> On that day I'd ask all core reviewers (and anyone else) on all projects 
>> to set aside that day to *only* work on gate blocking bugs. We'd like to 
>> quiet the queues to not include any other changes that day so that only 
>> fixes related to gate blocking bugs would be in the system.
>> This will have multiple goals:
>>   #1 - fix some of the top issues
>>   #2 - ensure we classify (ER fingerprint) and register everything we're 
>> seeing in the gate fails
>>   #3 - ensure all gate bugs are triaged appropriately
>> I'm hopefully that if we can get everyone looking at this one a single 
>> day, we can start to dislodge the log jam that exists.
>> Specifically I'd like to get commitments from as many PTLs as possible 
>> that they'll both directly participate in the day, as well as encourage 
>> the rest of their project to do the same.
> I'm in.
> Due to what ttx mentioned about I-2, I think the 13th Jan or 27th Jan
> Mondays would be better.
> Personally, I think sooner is better. The severity of the disruption is
> quite high, and action is needed ASAP.
> Best,
> -jay
I'm in.

Jan. 13th is a transportation day for me as I wend my way to the Neutron
Tempest code sprint in Montreal.

I am operating on the belief that since other Neutron Tempest folks
might also be having a transportation day, Sean has steered away from
this date as an option.

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