[openstack-dev] [tripleo][releases] Remove diskimage-builder from releases
doug at doughellmann.com
Tue Apr 19 13:22:57 UTC 2016
Excerpts from Ian Wienand's message of 2016-04-19 12:11:35 +1000:
> diskimage-builder has fallen under the "centralised release tagging"
> mechanism , presumably because it is under tripleo. I'd like to
> propose that we don't do that.
Yes, we've set up all official projects to use the central release
request system this cycle.
> Firstly, dib doesn't have any branches to manage.
This change doesn't have anything to do with branches.
> dib's other main function is as part of the daily CI image builds.
> This means to get a fix into the CI images in a somewhat timely
> fashion, we approve the changes and make sure our releases happen
> before 14:00 UTC, and monitor the build results closely in nodepool.
> I don't expect the stable release team to be involved with all this;
> but if we miss windows then we're left either going to efforts getting
> one of a handful of people with permissions to do manual rebuilds or
> waiting yet another day to get something fixed. Add some timezones
> into this, and simple fixes are taking many days to get into builds.
> Thus adding points where we can extend this by another 24 hours
> really, well, sucks.
How often does that situation actually come up?
> I have previously suggested running dib from git directly to avoid the
> release shuffle, but it was felt this was not the way to go . I've
> proposed putting the release group back with  and cleaning up with
>  https://review.openstack.org/298866
>  https://review.openstack.org/283877
>  https://review.openstack.org/307531
>  https://review.openstack.org/307534
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