[chef][stable] Chef OpenStack retiring stable branches
tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Tue Apr 9 01:03:04 UTC 2019
On Mon, Apr 08, 2019 at 11:52:49AM +0000, Jens Harbott wrote:
> The Chef OpenStack project still has a set of repos with stable/newton
> branches, however those have been announced as EOL for more than a year
> , but we missed to actually close them down. I plan to do so in a
> couple of days unless there is some justified objection. See  for a
> list of the affected repositories and the commit hashes that are
> targeted to receive the "newton-eol" tag.
That all looks okay to me.
I'm not certain how to fix up the review in openstack/releases but I
*think* as we're EOL'ing the branch we should just omit that from the
> The situation with the stable/ocata branches is similar, but while we
> did announce them as EOL in , too, the date mentioned there seems
Yeah that date is a little wrong you went EOL 4 days after release :P
> Also, there seems to be some confusion about the situation for
> the global OpenStack project, which doesn't seem to have retired
> stable/ocata for any project yet.
Ocata went into Extended Maintenance a while back but we're just now
working out that we didn't complete the full process. Once Sean's work
in  is merged we should have a consistent view of the state for
> Still, we don't have any open patches
> for stable/ocata, we don't have a working CI for it, and there also
> isn't anyone using it known to me. So please respond if there is a
> reason to keep the stable/ocata branches in their current state,
> otherwise I'd start the process to tag them as EOL, too.
I think you're okay to EOL them but I suspect that it'd be good to wait
until the dust settles on the Stein release, and the Ocata/Pike
transition to EM. Which more or less means the week after summit.
Would that work for you?
 Which seems to NOT include openstack-chef ?
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