[tc][puppet][Glare] Propose retirement of puppet-glare

Takashi Kajinami tkajinam at redhat.com
Sun Apr 26 15:48:48 UTC 2020

Thanks Ghanshyam and Dmitry for your correction regarding 'x'.
I'll wait for any feedback from Glare team for a while

Because we are about to cut off Ussuri now, we can consider the future of
puppet-glare repo
during the coming V cycle, I think.

Thank you,

On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 11:42 PM Ghanshyam Mann <gmann at ghanshyammann.com>

>  ---- On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 07:40:14 -0500 Dmitry Tantsur <
> dtantsur at redhat.com> wrote ----
>  > Hi,
>  > I don't have any stakes in glare, but I'd like to make a clarification:
>  >
>  > On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 5:20 PM Takashi Kajinami <tkajinam at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > Currently Glare[1] project is located under x instead of openstack,and
> IIUC this means that Glare is no longer maintained andhas been retired
> already. [1] https://opendev.org/x/glare
>  > Residing in the 'x' namespace does NOT mean the project is retired, it
> only means that the project is not under the OpenStack governance. There
> are reasonably alive projects in the 'x' namespace as well (although glare
> does look stagnating to me).
> True. retire process from x/ namespace can be based on separate criteria
> for example, there are maintainer or not.
> As this is not in OpenStack governance, it is totally fine to check with
> x/glare team via this ML or including their past
> maintainer as not all might have subscribed to this ML. From seeing the
> commit history, I cannot see much development
> in the last 6-7 months.
>  >
>  > Regarding its status, I'll propose to retire puppet-glare[2]
>  > because it doesn't make sense to maintain a puppet modulefor the
> retired project. [2] https://github.com/openstack/puppet-glare
>  > I suspect, unless glare is actually retired, you should move it to
> x/puppet-glare and hand it over to the glare team (if it still exists).
>  > I'm neither from the TC nor from the glare team, so take my opinion
> with a certain grain of salt.
>  > Dmitry
>  >
>  > May I ask TC to confirm my understanding about Glare project status
> ?Also, please let me know if anybody has concern with retiring puppet-glare.
> I think it makes sense to move puppet-glare also to x/ namespace if glare
> team exists and wants to maintain it. Let's wait
> if glare maintainer reply on this ML otherwise you can propose to remove
> it from OpenStack governance with puppet's PTL agreement.
> -gmann
>  >
>  > Thank you,Takashi Kajinami
>  >
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