[openstack-dev] [infra][deb-packaging] Stop using track-upstream for deb projects

Andreas Jaeger aj at suse.com
Thu Jul 20 18:43:37 UTC 2017

On 2017-06-18 11:06, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> On 2017-06-13 15:01, Paul Belanger wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I'd like to propose we stop using track-upstream for project-config on
>> deb-packaging projects. It seems there is no active development on these
>> projects currently and by using track-upstream we currently wasting both CI
>> resources and HDD space keeping their projects in sync with there upstream
>> openstack projects.
>> Long term, we don't actually want to support the behavior. I propose we stop
>> doing this today, and if somebody steps up to continue the effort on packaging
>> our release we then progress forward with out the need of track-upstream.
>> Effectively, track-upstream duplicates the size of a projects git repo. For
>> example, if deb-nova is setup to track-upstream of nova, we copy all commits and
>> import them into deb-nova. This puts unneeded pressure on our infrastructure
>> moving forward, the git overlay option for gbp is likely the solution we could
>> use.
> Indeed ;(
> Do you have a patch ready or was there some alternative proposal?

to close the loop:

Patch is up now:


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