[openstack-dev] OpenStack Developer Mailing List Digest December 12-18

Mike Perez mike at openstack.org
Fri Dec 18 22:29:16 UTC 2015

Perma link: http://www.openstack.org/blog/2015/12/openstack-developer-mailing-list-digest-20151218/

Success Bot Says
* jroll: Ironic is using the devstack plugin.
* Tell us yours via IRC with a message “#success [insert success]”.
* All: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Successes

Cross-Project Specs
* Approved by the Technical Committee:
  - Chronicles Of A DLM [1].
    -- OpenStack will adopt Tooz as an abstract layer to distributed lock
       managements solutions. This will allow projects to provide all the
       options Tooz provides for their distributed lock management needs.
    -- Reference implementation is currently ZooKeeper for testing.
* Close to approval:
  - Backwards compatibility for libraries and clients [2].
  - Deprecate individual CLIs in favor of OSC [3].
* All: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/project:openstack/openstack-specs

New Things In Gerrit 2.11 To Enjoy
* New search strings:
  - Patch size
    -- delta:<=10
    -- show patches with <= 10 lines of change
  - Scoring by group
     -- label:Code-Review<=-1,nova-core
     -- filter by -1 from nova-core team
  - message:/comment:
     -- Queries work with more than one word
* UI Features:
  - is:amergable field
  - Column 3
    -- Related changes: all changes in linear patch series.
    -- Conflicts with: all open patches in the system that will conflict with
       this one.
    -- Same topic: Grouping reviews.
  - Inline edit an entire patch.
    -- Click the ‘edit’ button above the list of files. Once you’re done click
       ‘save’ and eventually ‘Publish Edit’ on the main page.
    -- “Follow up” button: builds an entire follow up patch that you can inline
       edit to fix something like typos.
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-December/082614.html

Stable Meeting Time Proposal
* Matt Riedmann the stable PTL proposes two meeting dates [4]:
  - Every two weeks (on odd weeks) on Monday at 2100 UTC in
  - Every two weeks (on even weeks) on Tuesday at 1500 UTC in
  - Thierry has proposed it start January 5th 2016
* Full Thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-December/082464.html

DocImpact vs. Reno
* Sean notes a new job on all Nova changes that is processing commit messages
* UpgradeImpact got dropped for having an upgrade comment in Reno.
* Instead of DocImpact, SecurityImpact in commit messages, new special sections
  using Reno will be created that trigger creating bugs and sending out emails
  like today. The hope is for better quality in these notifications.
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-December/082701.html

Nominations open for the N and O names of OpenStack
* For the N release, where the geographic region is "Texas Hill Country” [6]
* For the O release, where the geographic region is "Catalonia" [7]
* OpenStack foundation individual members should have received a vote link via
  email. [8]
* Polls end of Dec 22nd UTC.
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-December/081658.html

[1] - https://review.openstack.org/209661
[2] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/226157/
[3] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/243348/
[4] - http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/#Stable_Team_Meeting
[5] - http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/docs-specs/specs/mitaka/review-docimpact.html
[6] - https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Release_Naming/N_Proposals
[7] - https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Release_Naming/O_Proposals
[8] - https://governance.openstack.org/reference/release-naming.html

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