[openstack-dev] [tripleo] reducing our upstream CI footprint

Wesley Hayutin whayutin at redhat.com
Wed Oct 31 17:39:59 UTC 2018

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 11:21 AM Alex Schultz <aschultz at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> Based on previous emails around this[0][1], I have proposed a possible
> reducing in our usage by switching the scenario001--011 jobs to
> non-voting and removing them from the gate[2]. This will reduce the
> likelihood of causing gate resets and hopefully allow us to land
> corrective patches sooner.  In terms of risks, there is a risk that we
> might introduce breaking changes in the scenarios because they are
> officially non-voting, and we will still be gating promotions on these
> scenarios.  This means that if they are broken, they will need the
> same attention and care to fix them so we should be vigilant when the
> jobs are failing.
> The hope is that we can switch these scenarios out with voting
> standalone versions in the next few weeks, but until that I think we
> should proceed by removing them from the gate.  I know this is less
> than ideal but as most failures with these jobs in the gate are either
> timeouts or unrelated to the changes (or gate queue), they are more of
> hindrance than a help at this point.
> Thanks,
> -Alex

I think I also have to agree.
Having to deploy with containers, update containers and run with two nodes
is no longer a very viable option upstream.  It's not impossible but it
should be the exception and not the rule for all our jobs.

Thanks Alex

> [0]
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2018-October/136141.html
> [1]
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2018-October/135396.html
> [2]
> https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:reduce-tripleo-usage+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
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