[openstack-dev] The #openstack-packaging channel requires an invite?

Mathieu Gagné mgagne at internap.com
Wed Mar 9 17:54:29 UTC 2016

It got renamed a couple of months/year ago to #openstack-stable:

Documentation should have been updated to reflect this change.

Channel being invite-only is probably a side-effect of the migration.


On 2016-03-09 12:48 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> Someone showed up in the -stable channel this morning asking for help
> with packaging. I gather they were there because the IRC wiki [1] says
> the #openstack-stable channel is also for packaging discussions, given
> -stable originated from distro people.
> I redirected them to https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Packaging which
> points to https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/PackagerResources which says:
> "The #openstack-packaging channel on Freenode is available for packaging
> collaboration and discussion."
> Great!
> However, you have to apparently be invited to join the elite
> #openstack-packaging channel.
> What gives? Is that channel dead? Is there something else? Is there a
> secret handshake I can learn to palms to grease to get in?
> [1] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/IRC

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