[openstack-dev] [oslo] stable/liberty branch needed for oslo-incubator

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Thu Dec 17 12:50:25 UTC 2015

Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 12/13/2015 10:33 PM, Robert Collins wrote:
>> On 14 December 2015 at 15:28, Matt Riedemann
>> <mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>>> I don't have a pressing need to backport something right now, but as
>>> long as
>>> there was code in oslo-incubator that *could* be synced to other
>>> projects
>>> which wasn't in libraries, then that code could have bugs and code
>>> require
>>> backports to stable/liberty oslo-incubator for syncing to projects
>>> that use
>>> it.
>> I thought the thing to do was backport the application of the change
>> from the projects master?
> Unless the rules changed, things from oslo-incubator were always
> backported to stable oslo-incubator and then sync'ed to the stable
> branches of the affected projects. This is so we wouldn't lose the fix
> in stable oslo-incubator which is shared across other projects, not just
> the target project consuming the fix from oslo-incubator.

I think I remember that the Oslo crew made a change there for the last
branch before incubator removal (something like, "backport it directly
to the local copy"). I couldn't quickly find a thread reference though.
Maybe wait for Doug or dims to be around and chime in.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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