[openstack-dev] [packaging] RPM Packaging for OpenStack IRC Meeting

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Mon Jun 15 07:22:27 UTC 2015

On 12/06/15 13:45 -0400, Russell Bryant wrote:
>On 06/12/2015 01:31 PM, Dirk Müller wrote:
>>> If instead it seems
>>> the differences are minor enough that combining efforts is a win for
>>> everyone, then that's even better, but I don't see it as the required
>>> outcome here personally.
>> Right. We've started with an open discussion and not started with any
>> of those two outcomes in mind already. I think thats also why we
>> agreed to start with a "green field" and not seed the repos with any
>> of the distro's existing spec files.
>> To me it looks promising that we can mechanically compile the $distro
>> policy conformant .spec file from the canonical upstream naming, and
>> at some point that compile step might end up being a "cp".
>Yikes ... having to start green field and drop history from the last
>several years seems quite unfortunate.  It kind of sounds like "too much
>work to be worth it" to me, but I'm just on the sidelines here.
>Anyway, my main objective was just to make sure nobody felt like
>combining efforts was the only acceptable outcome.  I'm happy with
>whatever you all end up deciding is most helpful overall.

Just wanted to add that I agree with Russell's comments on this topic.
I'm a happy observer of this effort but I'd love you all to amke the
best decision for these projects and it seems you're working towards


Flavio Percoco
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