[cinder] xena feature freeze

Brian Rosmaita rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 12:46:16 UTC 2021

Hi Andrei,

[1] and [2] are granted FFEs; they've had +2s at various points and 
probably would have merged before the deadline except for some gate 

I think you have a typo in [3], and are referring to:

Please go ahead and abandon [3] as it's no longer relevant.  (As the 
reason, you can say "Superseded by 
https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806726 and 

On 9/7/21 3:03 AM, Andrei Perapiolkin wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I'd like to request FFE to the following change:
> [1] JovianDSS: add multiattach and 16K block support
> https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806726 
> <https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806726>
> - Patch adds multiattach support and 16K block size support
> for Open-E JovianDSS driver.
> [2] JovianDSS: fix code style and naming
> https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806559 
> <https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806559>
> - Patch adds minor code style and naming changes
> Both changes were parts of a single patch:
> [3] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806559 
> <https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/806559>
> That was split in parts according to recommendations.
> Patches are merged by now.
> They are isolated to the Open-E JovianDSS driver module, and have no 
> impact on the Cinder database,
> REST/RPC and APIs.
> Best regards,
> Andrei
> On 9/3/21 4:55 PM, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
>> The Xena feature freeze for cinder is now in effect.  Please do not 
>> approve patches proposing features for master until after the 
>> stable/xena branch has been cut the week of 13 September.
>> The following blueprints are granted feature freeze exceptions:
>> - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/cinder/+spec/s-rbac-ready-x
>> - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/cinder/+spec/remove-sqlalchemy-migrate
>> Any other feature patches (including driver features) that have not 
>> yet merged and are associated with an approved xena blueprint may 
>> apply for a Feature Freeze Exception by replying to this email before 
>> Tuesday, 7 September at 20:00 UTC.  Note that application for an FFE 
>> is not a guarantee that an FFE will be granted.  Grant of an FFE is 
>> not a guarantee that the code will be merged for Xena.
>> It is expected that patches granted an FFE will be merged by 21:00 UTC 
>> on Monday 13 September.
>> Bugfixes do not require an FFE.  To be included in Xena, they must be 
>> merged before the first Release Candidate is cut on Thursday 16 
>> September.  After that point, only release-critical bugfixes will be 
>> allowed into the Xena release.
>> Ping me in IRC if you have any questions.
>> cheers,
>> brian

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