[openstack-dev] [heat][tripleo] New repository for software-config elements

Zane Bitter zbitter at redhat.com
Tue Nov 15 13:57:43 UTC 2016

On 15/11/16 04:26, Thomas Herve wrote:
> Hi all,
> Historically elements to create images using software config were
> developed in the heat-templates repository, which turned out to mean
> that this had to be packaged, etc. Today we were asked if tags could
> be added to help maintaining the packages. Before we do that, I wonder
> if we should extract the elements in a different repository. We
> already have tests which are only applicable to this specific subset
> of the repo, so it shouldn't be too hard.
> In summary: let's create a new repository
> heat-software-config-elements, and move everything from
> hot/software-config/elements/ in the heat-templates repository to it
> (and the associated tests).

This would definitely be the logical thing to do if we were starting 
from scratch. There is some pain involved for packagers, because they'd 
have to get rid of the old package and replace it with the new one. I'm 
OK with that though... the current arrangement is confusing.

- ZB

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