[Openstack-operators] Operations project: Packaging

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 15:06:17 UTC 2014

On 11/24/2014 06:58 AM, Derek Higgins wrote:
> On 18/11/14 06:16, Michael Chapman wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Packaging was one of the biggest points of interest in the Friday Paris
>> meeting, and I'd like to use this thread to have a centralised
>> discussion and/or argument regarding whether there is a packaging system
>> that is flexible enough that we can adopt it as a community and reduce
>> the fragmentation. This conversation began in Paris, but will likely
>> continue for some time.
>> The Friday session indicates that as operators we have common requirements:
>> A system that takes the sources from upstream projects and produces
>> artifacts (packages or images).
>> There are numerous projects that have attempted to solve this problem.
>> Some are on stackforge, some live outside. If you are an author or a
>> user of one of these systems, please give your opinion.
> To throw another project into the mix, I've been working on building
> master packages with delorean[1] for a last few months(currently
> building for fedora but planning on adding more), the specs being
> uses are based off the RDO packaging.
> The plan we're slowly working towards will be to allow this packaging
> hopefully become the upstream of the RDO packaging for the released
> projects. We're also hoping to allow contributions from the whole RDO
> community via gerrithub [2].
> If anybody is interested the packaging we are maintaining is on
> github[3], with a yum repository being created for every commit into the
> monitored openstack projects[4]
> So ya count me in for any discussions happening.
> [1] https://github.com/openstack-packages/delorean
> [2] https://review.gerrithub.io/
> [3] https://github.com/openstack-packages
> [4] (DNS pending)

Any reason stackforge wasn't chosen instead of another Github organization?


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