[puppet] Artificially inflated dependencies in metadata.json of all modules

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Mar 25 20:42:07 UTC 2021

On 3/25/21 9:22 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> Thanks for your time replying to my original post.
> On 3/25/21 5:39 PM, Alex Schultz wrote:
>> ItĀ feels like the ask is for more manual version management on the
>> Puppet OpenStack team (because we have to manually manage metadata.json
>> before releasing), rather than just automating version updates for your
>> packaging.
> Not at all. I'm asking for dependency to vaguely reflect reality, like
> we've been doing this for years in the Python world of OpenStack.
>> This existing release model has been in place for at least 5
>> years now if not longer
> Well... hum... how can I put it nicely... :) Well, it's been wrong for 5
> years then! :)

Let me give an example. Today, puppet-ironic got released in version
18.3.0. The only thing that changed in it since 18.2.0 is a bunch of
metadata bumping to 18.2.0...

Why haven't we just kept version 18.2.0? It's the exact same content...


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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