[oslo] Propose to EOL stable/queens, stable/rocky on all the oslo scope

Előd Illés elod.illes at est.tech
Thu Oct 14 13:42:28 UTC 2021

What Ben wrote is correct.

One comment for the topic: oslo projects have Pike open (and broken) as 
well, so together with stablre/rocky and stable/queens stable/pike 
branches should be also marked as End of Life if no maintainers stepping 
up for these branches.



On 2021. 10. 04. 22:59, Ben Nemec wrote:
> On 10/4/21 2:00 PM, Slawek Kaplonski wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On poniedziałek, 4 października 2021 20:46:29 CEST feilong wrote:
>>> Hi Herve,
>>> Please correct me, does that mean we have to also EOL stable/queens and
>>> stable/rocky for most of the other projects technically? Or it 
>>> should be
>>> OK? Thanks.
>> I don't think we have to. I think it's not that common that we are 
>> using new
>> versions of oslo libs in those stable branches so IMHO if all works 
>> fine for
>> some project and it has maintainers, it still can be in EM phase.
>> Or is my understanding wrong here?
> The Oslo libs released for those versions will continue to work, so 
> you're right that it wouldn't be necessary to EOL all of the consumers 
> of Oslo.
> The danger would be if a critical bug were found in one of those old 
> releases and a fix needed to be released. However, at this point the 
> likelihood of finding such a serious bug seems pretty low, and in some 
> cases it may be possible to use a newer Oslo release with an older 
> service.
>>> On 5/10/21 5:09 am, Herve Beraud wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> On our last meeting of the oslo team we discussed the problem with
>>>> broken stable
>>>> branches (rocky and older) in oslo's projects [1].
>>>> Indeed, almost all these branches are broken. Előd Illés kindly
>>>> generated a list of periodic-stable errors on Oslo's stable 
>>>> branches [2].
>>>> Given the lack of active maintainers on Oslo and given the current
>>>> status of the CI in those branches, I propose to make them End Of 
>>>> Life.
>>>> I will wait until the end of month for anyone who would like to maybe
>>>> step up
>>>> as maintainer of those branches and who would at least try to fix CI
>>>> of them.
>>>> If no one will volunteer for that, I'll EOLing those branches for all
>>>> the projects under the oslo umbrella.
>>>> Let us know your thoughts.
>>>> Thank you for your attention.
>>>> [1]
>>>> https://meetings.opendev.org/meetings/oslo/2021/oslo.
>> 2021-10-04-15.00.log.tx
>>>> t
>>>> [2]
>>>> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-July/
>> 023939.html

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