[tc][ptl][quality-assurance][infra] Switching default node type to ubuntu-bionic

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Mar 7 19:47:47 UTC 2019

Jeremy Stanley <fungi at yuggoth.org> writes:

> We've committed to testing[*] on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) by
> the Stein release, but it's nearly upon us and we still have quite a
> few jobs, particularly Python 2.7 unit tests for most projects,
> running on older Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) images instead. I
> propose that next Wednesday, March 13, we update the default node
> type in our Zuul job configurations from ubuntu-xenial to
> ubuntu-bionic for master branches of our projects.
> Note that most projects are already running Python 3.6 unit testing
> which happens on ubuntu-bionic images and DevStack/Tempest testing
> is already happening on ubuntu-bionic as well, so the switch for any
> job definitions not calling an explicit node type should be a
> non-event. Nevertheless, I wanted to start a brief discussion on the
> list as we are coming close to RC target week and it would be good
> to have the cut-over happen before then as some projects may not see
> any additional changes in Stein after their first RC tag.
> [*] https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/runtimes/stein.html
> -- 
> Jeremy Stanley

+1 from me for moving ahead on this.


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