[openstack-dev] [nova][stable] Preparing for ocata-em (extended maintenance)
mriedemos at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 15:49:48 UTC 2018
The ocata-em tag request is up for review:
On 9/28/2018 11:21 AM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> Per the other thread on this  I've created an etherpad  to track
> what needs to happen to get nova's stable/ocata branch ready for
> Extended Maintenance  which means we need to flush our existing Ocata
> backports that we want in the final Ocata release before tagging the
> branch as ocata-em, after which point we won't do releases from that
> branch anymore.
> The etherpad lists each open ocata backport along with any of its
> related backports on newer branches like pike/queens/etc. Since we need
> the backports to go in order, we need to review and merge the changes on
> the newer branches first. With the state of the gate lately, we really
> can't sit on our hands here because it will probably take up to a week
> just to merge all of the changes for each branch.
> Once the Ocata backports are flushed through, we'll cut the final
> release and tag the branch as being in extended maintenance.
> Do we want to coordinate a review day next week for the
> nova-stable-maint core team, like Tuesday, or just trust that you all
> know who you are and will help out as necessary in getting these reviews
> done? Non-stable cores are also welcome to help review here to make sure
> we're not missing something, which is also a good way to get noticed as
> caring about stable branches and eventually get you on the stable maint
> core team.
>  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-ocata-em
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