[openstack-dev] [TripleO][release][deployment] Packaging problems due to branch/release ordering
fungi at yuggoth.org
Thu Mar 9 13:58:45 UTC 2017
On 2017-03-09 12:12:01 +0100 (+0100), Alan Pevec wrote:
> 2017-03-09 10:41 GMT+01:00 Alfredo Moralejo Alonso <amoralej at redhat.com>:
> > On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 12:44 PM, Steven Hardy <shardy at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> https://bugs.launchpad.net/tripleo/+bug/1669462
> >> I'm not clear on the best path forward at this point, but the simplest one
> >> suggested so far is to simply tag a new pre-milestone/alpha release for all
> >> master branches, which will enable testing upgrades to master.
> That would be indeed simplest and cleanest solution but it has been
> rejected in the past, IIUC with reasoning that projects are not sure
> what will be their next version. IMHO that should not be the case if
> the project has decided to have a stable branch and follows semver and
> stable branch policy: in that case project will keep X.Y frozen on
> stable so master should be bumped to at least X.Y+1 immediately after
> branching stable.
In the past we addressed this by automatically merging the release
tag back into master, but we stopped doing that a cycle ago because
it complicated release note generation.
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