[openstack-dev] [Cinder] [stable] [all] Changing stable policy for drivers

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Wed Aug 10 03:45:51 UTC 2016

On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 01:39:55AM +0000, Jeremy Stanley wrote:

> So I guess what I'm asking: If stable branches exist as a place for
> package maintainers to collaborate on a common set of backported
> fixes, and are not actually usable to that end, why do we continue
> to provide them?

I don't this has a binary answer.  It's a scale.  The branches we have do have
value but they just don't last long enough to cover the '5 year support
contract' use case, but I think we're basically on the same page there.

If we could support release for longer, we would.

Yours Tony.
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