[Openstack] Providing packages for stable releases of OpenStack
duncan at dreamhost.com
Thu Dec 8 16:59:23 UTC 2011
On 07 Dec 2011 - 08:15, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-12-06 at 14:12 -0800, Duncan McGreggor wrote:
> > On 06 Dec 2011 - 13:52, Duncan McGreggor wrote:
> > > On 06 Dec 2011 - 21:14, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> > > > Tim Bell wrote:
> > > > > I'm not clear on who will be maintaining the stable/diablo branch.
> > > > > The people such as EPEL for RedHat systems need to have something
> > > > > with the appropriate bug fixes back ported.
> > > > >
> > > > > There are an increasing number of sites looking to deploy in
> > > > > production and cannot follow the latest development version.
> > > >
> > > > Agreed on the need, we discussed this at length during the design
> > > > summit. The stable branches have been established and are maintained by
> > > > the "OpenStack Stable Branch Maintainers" team. Currently this team is
> > > > mostly made of distribution members (Ubuntu and Fedora/RedHat, mostly)
> > > > collaborating on a single branch to avoid duplication of effort.
> > > >
> > > > See:
> > > > https://launchpad.net/~openstack-stable-maint
> > > > http://wiki.openstack.org/StableBranch
> > >
> > > Okay, I think this mostly addresses item #4 that I wanted to add to your
> > > summary, Thierry.
> > >
> > > I do have the following minor concerns, though:
> > >
> > > * that wiki page's summary (intro sentence) only specifically mentions
> > > Diablo; I'd like to see something along the lines of "currently
> > > focusing on Diablo. If these processes evolve into a successful
> > > model, they will be applied to all future releases."
> > > * the discussion on the page treats this as an experiment (this is
> > > good!), but I'd like to see a phrase alone the lines of "if this
> > > experiment is successful, we will do X to ensure these processes
> > > become an official part of the workflow."
> Cleaned up the "this is an experiment" text a bit, it's gone beyond an
> experiment now I think.
Very cool, Mark! Thanks so much!!
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