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

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Thu Mar 10 13:53:32 UTC 2016

On 03/09/2016 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

So could some of the respondents to this thread add their channel name
and description to the wikipage? https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/IRC

When this conversation next comes up it is the wikipage I will check and
hope it is up to date. I don't see me trying to find this thread in the


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