[openstack-dev] [kolla] Adding Ubuntu Liberty to Kolla-Mitaka

Canonical Calendar james.page at canonical.com
Tue Dec 29 17:29:18 UTC 2015

> On 29 Dec 2015, at 08:51, Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> wrote:
>> On 12/28/2015 05:16 PM, Steven Dake (stdake) wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I have received significant feedback that the lack of Ubuntu binary
>> support is a problem for Kolla adoption.  Still, we had nobody to do the
>> work, so we held off approving the blueprint.  There were other reasons
>> such as:
>>  * There is no delorean style repository for debian meaning we would
>>    always be installing Liberty with our Mitaka tree
> While its true that Canonical isn't providing packages between releases,
> I am doing so in Debian: I do publish each and every beta releases of
> OpenStack backported for Jessie on non-debian-official repositories.

Actually Canonical does provide packages between releases for Ubuntu 14.04 - the cloud archive is populated from the start of the Mitaka release cycle - the first Mitaka milestone is currently working through QA and testing but you can get early visibility using the following PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-cloud-archive/mitaka-staging



> If we get enough people working on the Debian packaging (which means:
> more than just me right now...), then I may at some point be able to do
> packaging from trunk as well. I already wrote the scripts in Jenkins to
> do so, but what's blocking me is having enough time to do the 3rd party
> and OpenStack libraries update.
> I would very much like if the Kolla project was reusing my work on the
> Debian packaging. I would be very supportive of that, and will do as
> much as I can to help.
> Currently, my packages work out of the box in Debian, and can be rebuilt
> for Ubuntu Trusty. Upstream puppet also work out of the box. The only
> thing, if you use Ubuntu, is to install a file in
> /etc/facter/facts.d/os_package_type.txt containing
> "os_package_type=debian" (to tell puppet that you're using Debian type
> of packages on top of Ubuntu, which will influence package and service
> naming, needed to handle the packaging differences in Nova, Neutron and
> Horizon).
> Your thoughts?
> Cheers,
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
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