[Openstack] Steps that can help stabilize Nova's trunk

Jim Curry jim.curry at rackspace.com
Thu Feb 17 22:49:45 UTC 2011

By defining an unbreakable reference platform, are we necessarily limiting its ability to integrate on other platforms?  That is my underlying question.  I understand the need for a reference platform but am trying to understand to what extent that results in us not being able to easily support other platforms (or not).


On Feb 17, 2011, at 4:46 PM, Soren Hansen wrote:

> 2011/2/17 Jim Curry <jim.curry at rackspace.com>:
>> Got it.  But the primary tradeoff is simply that we need to make sure any changes we make to another platforms don't break the Ubuntu integration?  And in general that should not be a major issue...?
> I don't think I understand the question, I'm afraid. :( From where I
> see it, there's no trade-off involved. We've decided to define a
> reference platform. Support for other platforms is very welcome
> indeed, but there's just the one "blessed" platform, where we "can't"
> break. It's the platform we test everything on.
> --
> Soren Hansen
> Ubuntu Developer    http://www.ubuntu.com/
> OpenStack Developer http://www.openstack.org/

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