[openstack-dev] [tripleo][releases] Remove diskimage-builder from releases

Doug Hellmann 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:
> Hi,
> diskimage-builder has fallen under the "centralised release tagging"
> mechanism [1], 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 [2].  I've
> proposed putting the release group back with [3] and cleaning up with
> [4].
> Thanks,
> -i
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/298866
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/283877
> [3] https://review.openstack.org/307531
> [4] https://review.openstack.org/307534

More information about the OpenStack-dev mailing list