[openstack-dev] [release][puppet] Puppet OpenStack 8.0.0 release (mitaka)

Marcus Furlong furlongm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 11:45:20 UTC 2016

On 11 April 2016 at 22:15, Emilien Macchi <emilien at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 1:57 AM, Marcus Furlong <furlongm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 29 March 2016 at 09:53, Emilien Macchi <emilien at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Puppet OpenStack team has the immense pleasure to announce the release
>>> of 24 Puppet modules.
>> Also (related to the above), are there any plans to do point releases
>> including the bugfixes from the stable/mitaka branches? I ask because
>> currently, if modules are installed from puppet forge, you still need
>> to apply patches locally for things that have been fixed in the git
>> stable branch. I've just noticed that I have patches for nearly every
>> module for liberty. This is because after the initial puppet forge
>> release, there were no further updates to any of the modules.
> What we do currently is backporting bugfix in stable branches (ex:
> stable/liberty) but we don't produce tags quite often. It might change
> in the future but until now we don't have much sub-releases between
> cycles.
> I would suggest you to deploy modules from git/branch (using your
> stable version) and if any backport is required, feel free to submit
> it and our team will review it according to our backport policy:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Puppet/Backport_policy

Is there any point releasing the modules on puppet forge if they are
mostly going to be in a broken state (i.e. the initial release)? That
is likely to reflect badly on the project?


Marcus Furlong

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