[openstack-dev] [all] creating stable branches for all libraries, Oslo, client, and other

Dr. Jens Rosenboom j.rosenboom at x-ion.de
Wed Mar 25 12:47:23 UTC 2015

Am 24/03/15 um 22:22 schrieb Joe Gordon:
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 1:13 PM, Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com>
> wrote:
>> We have a cross-project spec up for review discussing a change in the
>> release process precipitated by the fact that we are now capping library
>> versions in stable branch test configurations. We’ve talked about it a
>> couple of times at the cross-project meetings, but we also want to make
>> sure it is widely seen because it will affect the way bug fixes need to be
>> managed in client libraries (new releases of clients won’t automatically
>> make it into stable branches, and we will need to maintain stable branches
>> of the clients with back-ports for critical fixes).
> Here is a real case where the correct fix is a stable branch for a client:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/python-glanceclient/+bug/1423165

In case someone would like to read a bit about how this bug manifested 
itself for us from an operators point of view:


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