[openstack-dev] [requirements][mistral][tripleo][horizon][nova][releases] release models for projects tracked in global-requirements.txt

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Tue May 30 19:51:30 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Matthew Thode's message of 2017-05-30 13:36:02 -0500:
> We have a problem in requirements that projects that don't have the
> cycle-with-intermediary release model (most of the cycle-with-milestones
> model) don't get integrated with requirements until the cycle is fully
> done.  This causes a few problems.
> * These projects don't produce a consumable release for requirements
> until end of cycle (which does not accept beta releases).
> * The former causes old requirements to be kept in place, meaning caps,
> exclusions, etc. are being kept, which can cause conflicts.
> * Keeping the old version in requirements means that cross dependencies
> are not tested with updated versions.
> This has hit us with the mistral and tripleo projects particularly
> (tagged in the title).  They disallow pbr-3.0.0 and in the case of
> mistral sqlalchemy updates.
> [mistral]
> mistral - blocking sqlalchemy - milestones
> [tripleo]
> os-refresh-config - blocking pbr - milestones
> os-apply-config - blocking pbr - milestones
> os-collect-config - blocking pbr - milestones
> [nova]
> os-vif - blocking pbr - intermediary
> [horizon]
> django-openstack-auth - blocking django - intermediary
> So, here's what needs doing.
> Those projects that are already using the cycle-with-intermediary model
> should just do a release.
> For those that are using cycle-with-milestones, you will need to change
> to the cycle-with-intermediary model, and do a full release, both can be
> done at the same time.
> If anyone has any questions or wants clarifications this thread is good,
> or I'm on irc as prometheanfire in the #openstack-requirements channel.

We probably want to add a review criteria to the requirements list that
projects using the cycle-with-milestone model are not added to the list
to avoid this issue in the future.


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