[openstack-dev] [release] Support phase clarification

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Tue Feb 7 17:59:30 UTC 2017

On 2017-02-07 18:52, Jay S Bryant  wrote:
> On 2/7/2017 11:41 AM, Sean McGinnis wrote:
>> Just looking for clarification on our support phase timing now with the
>> shorter release cycle for Ocata.
>> According to our published support phase schedule [1], each phase is in
>> 6 month increments from the release date.
>> In the past, this had lined up nicely so that when N was release, N-1
>> and N-2 rolled over into the next support phase. Now with Ocata being
>> released less than six months from Newton, I am assuming this will not
>> be the case, and we are in fact sticking with the published phases. Or
>> are we adjusting for this cycle to stay with the N-1, N-2 convention?
>> Thanks!
>> Sean  (smcginnis)
>> [1]
>> http://docs.openstack.org/project-team-guide/stable-branches.html#support-phases
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> All,
> Just to be explicit, if we are sticking with the 6 month statement, this
> would mean we would still accept backports to Newton and Security Fixes
> to Mitaka until 4/7/17 .  This would also mean we would need to be
> careful to ensure that any backports to Newton also make it into Ocata
> to avoid holes in fix coverage.

https://releases.openstack.org/ says "2017-04-10" as EOL date for Mitaka,


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