[meta-sig][multi-arch] propose forming a Multi-arch SIG
jeremyfreudberg at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 16:37:13 UTC 2019
building stuff (packages, containers, images)
fixing deployment tooling -- some tools might barf if you have a mix of archs
a bit of evangelism
On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 11:16 AM <Arkady.Kanevsky at dell.com> wrote:
> Sounds interesting..
> But not clear what is the goal for that SIG?
> Since OpenStack claims to have support for different HW.
> Are there any additional reqs? Clearly CI ones.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Breeds <tony at bakeyournoodle.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:05 PM
> To: Rico Lin
> Cc: OpenStack Discuss
> Subject: Re: [meta-sig][multi-arch] propose forming a Multi-arch SIG
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 06:03:03PM +0800, Rico Lin wrote:
> > Dear all
> > In summit, there's a forum for ARM support  in Summit which many
> > people show they're interested in ARM support for OpenStack.
> > And since also we have Linaro shows interest in donating servers to
> > OpenStack infra. It's time for community to think about what we should
> > deal with those ARM servers once we have them in community infrastructure.
> > One thing we should do as a community is to gather people for this topic.
> > So I propose we create a Multi-arch SIG and aim to support ARM
> > architecture as very first step.
> > I had the idea to call it ARM SIG before, but since there might be
> > high overlap knowledge between support ARM 64 and other architectures.
> > I propose we go for Multi-arch instead.
> > This SIG will be a nice place to collect all the documents, gate jobs,
> > and to trace tasks.
> > If you're also interested in that group, please reply to this email,
> > introduce yourself and tell us what you would like the group scope and
> > objectives to be, and what you can contribute to the group.
> Pick me Pick me :)
> I've been around OpenStack for about 5 years now, the last couple have been focused on brining multi-arch support (albeit ppc64le) into tripleo building on the enablement work that others have done.
> I'm keen to work with the SIG, to build out the ARM support and at the same time ensure we don't make it hard for other architectures to do the same
> Yours Tony.
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