[nova] stable-maint is especially unhealthily RH-centric

Matthew Booth mbooth at redhat.com
Tue May 21 16:16:05 UTC 2019

During the trifecta discussions at PTG I was only considering
nova-core. I didn't appreciate at the time how bad the situation is
for nova-stable-maint. nova-stable-maint currently consists of:


Not Red Hat:
Claudiu Belu -> Inactive?
Matt Riedemann
John Garbutt
Matthew Treinish

Red Hat:
Dan Smith
Lee Yarwood
Sylvain Bauza
Tony Breeds
Melanie Witt
Alan Pevec
Chuck Short
Flavio Percoco
Tony Breeds

This leaves Nova entirely dependent on Matt Riedemann, John Garbutt,
and Matthew Treinish to land patches in stable, which isn't a great
situation. With Matt R temporarily out of action that's especially

Looking for constructive suggestions. I'm obviously in favour of
relaxing the trifecta rules, but adding some non-RH stable cores also
seems like it would be a generally healthy thing for the project to

Matthew Booth
Red Hat OpenStack Engineer, Compute DFG

Phone: +442070094448 (UK)

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