[openstack-dev] [kolla] Backport policy for Liberty

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Thu Oct 8 21:47:14 UTC 2015

On 9 October 2015 at 08:47, Steven Dake (stdake) <stdake at cisco.com> wrote:
> Kolla operators and developers,
> The general consensus of the Core Reviewer team for Kolla is that we should
> embrace a liberal backport policy for the Liberty release.  An example of
> liberal -> We add a new server service to Ansible, we would backport the
> feature to liberty.  This is in breaking with the typical OpenStack
> backports policy.  It also creates a whole bunch more work and has potential
> to introduce regressions in the Liberty release.
> Given these realities I want to put on hold any liberal backporting until
> after Summit.  I will schedule a fishbowl session for a backport policy
> discussion where we will decide as a community what type of backport policy
> we want.  The delivery required before we introduce any liberal backporting
> policy then should be a description of that backport policy discussion at
> Summit distilled into a RST file in our git repository.
> If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please chime in on the
> thread.

I'll try to get to that session - I'm drafting
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/226157/ at the moment, which while
its aimed at clients and libraries is at least in the same discussion


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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