[puppet] PTL non-candidacy

Corey Bryant corey.bryant at canonical.com
Thu Mar 7 15:54:35 UTC 2019

It's been a pleasure to work with you Tobias. Your early testing of Ubuntu
packages has been extremely useful. You've been courteous, professional,
and solid in your work with us. Thanks again and hope to cross paths in the


On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 4:42 AM Tobias Urdin <tobias.urdin at binero.se> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm announcing that I won't be running for PTL of the Train release
> cycle for the Puppet OpenStack project.
> Due to changes at work I cannot facilitate having my mind exclusively on
> OpenStack for the upcoming six months
> and I would love to see more involvement and new perspectives
> surrounding the Puppet OpenStack project.
> I won't go nowhere though! My personal (and professional) involvement in
> OpenStack is bigger than ever and I'm
> looking forward to another cycle with more existing work. I will keep
> being a core and review and commit changes
> as much as I can.
> I feel proud of our achivements this cycle, my personal feeling is that
> we've got more momentum and it's been really
> great seeing people stepping up and commiting new features,
> improvements, bug fixes and all the cleanup of removed
> configuration options and technical depth that we've had for so many
> releases.
> I would love to come back to the PTL role in the future, if you would
> have me.
> Thanks to all of the people that I've interacted with, and not least all
> of you out there doing any work in the OpenStack scope.
> Remember that you are all awesome :)
> If you've read this far, please bare with me. I just wanted to give a
> brief recap on what we've achieved, together, this cycle.
> * Remove and/or deprecated hundreds of configuration options that either
> did nothing or was already removed from projects
> * Removed the keystone related auth_uri option for www_authenticate_uri
> * Started work to minimize the dependencies between classes that is the
> main cause for duplicate declarations
> * Fixed structure of all modules to conform with Puppet standards
> * Added Ubuntu Stein support (python3 only!)
> * Publishing all modules to Puppetforge automatically (shoutout for
> Infra and release team for the huge help here!)
> * Moved keystone to port 5000 only, changed all v2.0 to v3 references,
> deprecated all paste and PKI related code
> * Move almost all testing to rspec-puppet-facts (only puppet-keystone left)
> * Started work moving away from non-Apache licensed Puppet modules
> * Added new puppet-placement module, deprecated deploying placement from
> puppet-nova
> * Converted all Puppet parser functions to Puppet 4 API functions
> * puppet-nova deprecated cells v1, Support native TLS for migration and
> disks over NBD
> * Apache WSGI support for Sahara, Octavia, Nova metadata API
> * Deprecated Puppet 4 support, added Puppet 6 support
> * All testing uses Ubuntu Bionic or CentOS 7
> And a lot more! Lastly, to anybody that is considering running for PTL I
> stongly encourage you to run.
> To anybody; I'm always available on IRC for feedback, questions or if
> you just want to say hello or chat about something.
> Best regards
> Tobias (tobias-urdin on IRC)
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