[tc][all][qinling] Retiring the Qinling project
gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Nov 12 16:26:58 UTC 2020
---- On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 09:23:41 -0600 Stephen Finucane <stephenfin at redhat.com> wrote ----
> On Tue, 2020-11-10 at 13:16 -0600, Ghanshyam Mann wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> As you know, Qinling is a leaderless project for the Wallaby cycle,
> which means there is no PTL
> candidate to lead it in the Wallaby cycle. 'No PTL' and no liaisons for
> DPL model is one of the criteria
> which triggers TC to start checking the health, maintainers of the
> project for dropping the project
> from OpenStack Governance.
> TC discussed the leaderless project in PTG and checked if the
> project has maintainers and what
> activities are done in the Victoria development cycle. It seems no
> functional changes in Qinling repos
> except few gate fixes or community goal commits.
> Based on all these checks and no maintainer for Qinling, TC decided to
> drop this project from OpenStack
> governance in the Wallaby cycle. Ref: Mandatory Repository Retirement
> resolution  and the detailed process
> is in the project guide docs .
> If your organization product/customer use/rely on this project then
> this is the right time to step forward to
> maintain it otherwise from the Wallaby cycle, Qinling will move out of
> OpenStack governance by keeping
> their repo under OpenStack namespace with an empty master branch with
> 'Not Maintained' message in README.
> If someone from old or new maintainers shows interest to continue its
> development then it can be re-added
> to OpenStack governance.
> With that thanks to Qinling contributors and PTLs (especially lxkong )
> for maintaining this project.
> No comments on the actual retirement, but don't forget that someone
> from the Foundation will need to update the OpenStack Map available at
> https://www.openstack.org/openstack-map and included on
Yes, that is part of removing the dependencies/usage of the retiring projects step.
>  https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/tc-wallaby-ptg
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