[openstack-dev] [packaging] Adding packaging as an OpenStack project

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Tue Jun 2 15:32:21 UTC 2015

On 06/02/2015 02:39 PM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2015-06-02 09:02:42 +0200 (+0200), Thomas Goirand wrote:
> [...]
>> That will be the little bit more tricky part. Some libraries are very
>> small, and probably caching will not be useful (too much work when
>> building the VM image). However, for big projects (nova, neutron,
>> cinder...), then we'll have to do something for Git repository caching.
> [...]
> Well, my point is those repos are already cached on every worker in
> /opt/git (e.g., /opt/git/openstack/nova) and you can git clone, cp
> or rsync those into your package build chroot. Then git remote
> set-url, update and reset --hard to the branch you want so that
> you're just pulling the delta from the last few hours (up to a day's
> worth generally, if everything is working correctly). Right now all
> our job workers have basically current caches of all ~700 repos
> hosted in our Gerrit.

Ah, super cool! :)


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