[openstack-dev] [release][ptl] tools for creating new releases

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Tue Aug 15 12:11:05 UTC 2017

On 08/08/2017 03:30 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> We realized recently that we haven't publicized some of the tools
> in the releases repository very well. One tool that will be useful
> this week as you prepare your release candidates is the 'new-release'
> command, which edits a deliverable file to add a new release from
> HEAD of the given branch, automatically computing the next verison
> number based on the inputs.
> Use the ``venv`` tox environment to run the tool, like this:
>     $ tox -e venv -- new-release SERIES DELIVERABLE TYPE
> The SERIES value should be the release series, such as "pike".
> The DELIVERABLE value should be the deliverable name, such as
> "oslo.config" or "cinder".
> The TYPE value should be one of "bugfix", "feature", "major",
> "milestone", or "rc".
> If the most recent release of cinder during the pike series is
> then running:
>     $ tox -e venv -- new-release pike cinder rc

On systems with Python 3 by default this fails on installing lazr.restfulclient. 
I think we should add

  basepython = python2

for now.

> detects that this is the first release candidate and updates the
> file deliverables/pike/cinder.yaml with the new release
> and instructions to create a new stable branch at that tag.
> There are some more details in the README.rst file in the releases
> repository, and as usual you'll find us in #openstack-release if you
> have questions.
> Doug
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