[release][ironic] ironic-python-agent-builder release model change
hberaud at redhat.com
Tue May 4 12:11:02 UTC 2021
We can consider this context as an exception  to switch back this
deliverable to the cycle-with-intermediary model .
However, before we start anything, I prefer to discuss that first more
deeply to see the possible side effects from a release management point of
view, hence, I added this topic to our next meeting (Friday 2pm UTC - May
7). Feel free to join us to discuss it and plan how we will proceed.
Le mar. 4 mai 2021 à 09:47, Riccardo Pittau <elfosardo at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Hey Hervé,
> Thank you for your reply.
> That's correct, ironic-python-agent and ironic-python-agent-builder were
> originally part of the same repository.
> We decided to split them at some point, and we'd like to keep them
> separated, but we realized that it would make sense to keep them synced by
> At my knowledge, ipa-builder is also used by TripleO to generate the ipa
> Current projects can keep using the master branch as usual, it's unlikely
> this change will break anything.
> In any case, there should be enough time to adapt to the new branched
> model during the xena cycle, and I (and the ironic community) will be
> available to provide help if needed.
> There were no big changes on ipa-builder since the wallaby release, and of
> course we will be able to backport any bugfix, so I don't see issues in
> cutting the stable branch now.
> On Mon, May 3, 2021 at 10:19 AM Herve Beraud <hberaud at redhat.com> wrote:
>> At first glance that makes sense.
>> If I correctly understand the story, the ironic-python-agent  and the
>> ironic-python-agent-builder  were within the same repo at the origin,
>> Does someone else use the ironic-python-agent-builder?
>> Le ven. 30 avr. 2021 à 16:34, Iury Gregory <iurygregory at gmail.com> a
>> écrit :
>>> Hi Riccardo,
>>> Thanks for raising this!
>>> I do like the idea of having stable branches for the ipa-builder +1
>>> Em seg., 26 de abr. de 2021 às 12:03, Riccardo Pittau <
>>> elfosardo at gmail.com> escreveu:
>>>> Hello fellow openstackers!
>>>> During the recent xena ptg, the ironic community had a discussion about
>>>> the need to move the ironic-python-agent-builder project from an
>>>> independent model to the standard release model.
>>>> When we initially split the builder from ironic-python-agent, we
>>>> decided against it, but considering some problems we encountered during the
>>>> road, the ironic community seems to be in favor of the change.
>>>> The reasons for this are mainly to strictly align the image building
>>>> project to ironic-python-agent releases, and ease dealing with the
>>>> occasional upgrade of tinycore linux, the base image used to build the
>>>> "tinyipa" ironic-python-agent ramdisk.
>>>> We'd like to involve the release team to ask for advice, not only on
>>>> the process, but also considering that we need to ask to cut the first
>>>> branch for the wallaby stable release, and we know we're a bit late for
>>>> that! :)
>>>> Thank you in advance for your help!
>>> *Att'sIury Gregory Melo Ferreira *
>>> *MSc in Computer Science at UFCG*
>>> *Part of the ironic-core and puppet-manager-core team in OpenStack*
>>> *Software Engineer at Red Hat Czech*
>>> *Social*: https://www.linkedin.com/in/iurygregory
>>> *E-mail: iurygregory at gmail.com <iurygregory at gmail.com>*
>> Hervé Beraud
>> Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat
>> irc: hberaud
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