[openstack-dev] How to get the current stable release

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Tue Jan 12 10:08:50 UTC 2016

Christian Berendt wrote:
> Sorry if this is a stupid question and I waste your time. I am looking
> for a file that speicifes the name and version number of the latest
> stable release.
> I have not found this information in the governance repository (I only
> found a hard coded variable called latest_stable_branch in the
> tool/stable.py script, using kilo as the current value
> (https://github.com/openstack/governance/blob/master/tools/stable.py#L21-L24)).
> In the releases repository is a note in the doc/source/index.rst file (I
> think this is the source of http://docs.openstack.org/releases/) that
> releases/liberty is the current stable release.

I don't think we have that anywhere in machine-readable form currently. 
I would support having a reference YAML file in openstack/releases that 
would be used to generate doc/source/index.rst (and could also be read 
by other tools).

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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