[oslo][nova][glance][cinder] move cursive library to oslo?

Stephen Finucane stephenfin at redhat.com
Tue Dec 15 12:37:45 UTC 2020

On Mon, 2020-12-14 at 23:53 -0500, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
> Hello Oslo Team,
> Nova, Glance, and Cinder all make use of the 'cursive' library for 
> image-signature-validation.  The library is currently in the 'x' 
> namespace: https://opendev.org/x/cursive
> The current cursive-core team entirely consists of members of the Johns 
> Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, which ended its 
> involvement with OpenStack in July 2018 [0].
> This leaves us in a position where three of the major openstack projects 
> depend on a library to which no one currently around can approve code 
> changes.
> I'd like to propose that the cursive library be moved back to the 
> 'openstack' namespace and be put under Oslo governance with the 
> consuming teams sharing the maintenance of the library.  I don't think 
> this will make much new work for the Oslo team--the library has been 
> very stable and hasn't changed in over 2 years--but it will ensure that 
> should any bugfixes be required, there will be oslo team members who can 
> approve the patches.
> Thanks for thinking this over,
> brian

No issues from my perspective, fwiw.


> [0] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2018-July/131978.html

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