[openstack-dev] [devstack][qa] Changes to devstack LIBS_FROM_GIT

James E. Blair corvus at inaugust.com
Thu Mar 29 14:49:43 UTC 2018

Sean McGinnis <sean.mcginnis at gmx.com> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 07:37:19PM -0400, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>> Excerpts from corvus's message of 2018-03-28 13:21:38 -0700:
>> > Hi,
>> > 
>> > I've proposed a change to devstack which slightly alters the
>> > LIBS_FROM_GIT behavior.  This shouldn't be a significant change for
>> > those using legacy devstack jobs (but you may want to be aware of it).
>> > It is more significant for new-style devstack jobs.
>> > 
>> > -snip-
>> > 
>> How does this apply to uses of devstack outside of zuul, such as in a
>> local development environment?
>> Doug
> This is my question too. I know in Cinder there are a lot of third party CI
> systems that do not use zuul. If they are impacted in any way by changes to
> devstack, we will need to make sure they are all aware of those changes (and
> have an alternative method for them to get the same functionality).

Neither local nor third-party CI use should be affected.  There's no
change in behavior based on current usage patterns.  Only the caveat
that if you introduce an error into LIBS_FROM_GIT (e.g., a misspelled or
non-existent package name), it will not automatically be caught.


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