[tc][stable] Changing stable branch policy

Abhishek Kekane akekane at redhat.com
Wed Nov 20 14:37:47 UTC 2019

Hi Matt,

For your kind information, I never asked to be to the core of
stable-maintainer. Someone has recommended my name for it. So if you find
it hard ir against the stable core policy, kindly remove me from this list.
I will earn it with my efforts.

Thank you for your kind support.

Abhishek Kekane

On Wed, 20 Nov 2019 at 8:00 PM, Matt Riedemann <mriedemos at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/20/2019 1:18 AM, Zane Bitter wrote:
> > Because the core stable team is necessarily not as familiar with the
> > review/backport history of contributors in every project as the
> > individual project stable team is with contributors in each project.
> This is assuming that each project has a stable core team already, which
> a lot don't, that's why we get a lot of "hi I'm the PTL du jour on
> project X now please make me stable core even though I've never reviewed
> any stable branch changes before".
> With Tony more removed these days and I myself not wanting to vet every
> one of these "add me to the stable core team" requests, I'm more or less
> OK with the proposal so that it removes me as a bottleneck. That might
> mean people merge things on stable branches for their projects that
> don't follow the guidelines but so be it. If it's a problem hopefully
> they'll hear about it from their consumers, but if the project is in
> such maintenance mode anyway that they can break the stable guidelines,
> then they might not have many external consumers to complain anyway.
> Either way I don't need to be involved.
> So sure, +1 from me on the proposal given nova can still do what it's
> already been doing with a specific stable maint core team ACL in Gerrit.
> --
> Thanks,
> Matt
> --
Thanks & Best Regards,

Abhishek Kekane
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