[Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [stable][all] Keeping Juno "alive" for longer.

Dan Smith dms at danplanet.com
Fri Nov 6 17:37:44 UTC 2015

> Worth mentioning that OpenStack releases that come out at the same time
> as Ubuntu LTS releases (12.04 + Essex, 14.04 + Icehouse, 16.04 + Mitaka)
> are supported for 5 years by Canonical so are already kind of an LTS.
> Support in this context means patches, updates and commercial support
> (for a fee).
> For paying customers 3 years of patches, updates and commercial support
> for April releases, (Kilo, O, Q etc..) is also available.

Yeah. IMHO, this is what you pay your vendor for. I don't think upstream
maintaining an older release for so long is a good use of people or CI
resources, especially given how hard it can be for us to keep even
recent stable releases working and maintained.


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