[openstack-dev] [all] Switching to longer development cycles

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Wed Dec 13 21:26:49 UTC 2017

Doug Hellmann wrote:
> Excerpts from Michael Still's message of 2017-12-13 10:59:37 -0800:
>> Do we continue to support the previous two releases as stable branches?
>> Doesn't that mean we double the amount of time we need to keep older CI
>> setups around? Isn't that already a pain point for the stable teams?
>> Michael
> Is the current stable policy based on the number of releases, or their
> age?

The stable team defines the maximum age they keep stable branches before
EOLing them (currently: 12 months). So the proposition, in itself, would
not extend the time we need to keep older CI setups around.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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