[openstack-dev] [horizon] packaging problem production build question

Sullivan, Jon Paul JonPaul.Sullivan at hp.com
Fri Jan 9 11:37:14 UTC 2015

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Stanley [mailto:fungi at yuggoth.org]
> Sent: 08 January 2015 22:26
> To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [horizon] packaging problem production
> build question
> On 2015-01-08 15:11:24 -0700 (-0700), David Lyle wrote:
> [...]
> > For those running CI environments, remote access will likely be
> > required for bower to work. Although, it seems something like
> > private-bower [1] could be utilized to leverage a local mirror where
> > access or network performance are issues.
> [...]
> There's a very good chance we'll want to do something similar for the
> official OpenStack CI jobs as well. We already go to extreme lengths to
> pre-cache and locally mirror things which software would otherwise try
> to retrieve from random parts of the Internet during setup for tests. If
> your software retrieves files from 10 random places over the network,
> the chances of your job failing because of one of them being offline is
> multiplied by 10. As that number grows, so grows your lack of
> testability.

Local mirrors are also used to control the version of software included in a build, so that builds can be repeatable independently of changes to external sources.  Is this supported by bower?

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