[openstack-dev] Upstream LTS Releases

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 20:09:29 UTC 2017

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 7:01 AM, Chris Friesen
<chris.friesen at windriver.com> wrote:
> On 11/14/2017 01:28 PM, Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
>>> The quality of backported fixes is expected to be a direct (and only?)
>>> interest of those new teams of new cores, coming from users and operators
>>> and
>>> vendors.
>> I'm not assuming bad intentions, not at all. But there is a lot of
>> involved in a
>> decision whether to make a backport or not. Will these people be able to
>> evaluate a risk of each patch? Do they have enough context on how that
>> release
>> was implemented and what can break? Do they understand why feature
>> backports are
>> bad? Why they should not skip (supported) releases when backporting?
>> I know a lot of very reasonable people who do not understand the things
>> above
>> really well.
> I would hope that the core team for upstream LTS would be the (hopefully
> experienced) people doing the downstream work that already happens within
> the various distros.

+100000000 Chris!

> Chris
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