[openstack-dev] [tripleo] Newton End-Of-Life (EOL) next month (reminder #1)

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Thu Sep 28 13:09:52 UTC 2017

On 2017-09-28 11:13:56 +1000 (+1000), Tony Breeds wrote:
> I can see a policy looked more like:
> Phase  Time frame    Summary             Changes Supported
> I      0-12 months   Maintained release  All bugfixes (that meet the
>       after release                      criteria described below) are
>                                          appropriate
> II    more than 12   Legacy release      Only security patches are acceptable
>       months after
>       release
> The 12 month mark is really only there to line up with our current EOL
> plans, if they changed then we'd need to match them.

And to be clear, the main reason to only allow very minimal changes
in the last phase is because at that point you no longer have
working CI for the previous release and so cannot test that your
patches don't break the upgrade path from that previous release.
Jeremy Stanley
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