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[cinder][stable][infra] branch freeze for ocata, pike


On 2020. 09. 10. 15:30, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
> On 9/10/20 8:40 AM, ElÅ?d Illés wrote:
>> Hi Infra Team,
>>
>> While reviewing Andreas' patch [1], I have realized, that Cinder's 
>> stable/ocata and stable/pike branches were not deleted yet, however 
>> those branches were EOL'd already (see mail below).
>>
>> According to the process [2], since the EOL patches have merged 
>> already, if @Brian doesn't object, can you please delete
>>
>> - cinder stable/ocata
>> - cinder stable/pike
>
> I have no objection, but I haven't pushed the infra team about the 
> actual branch deletion because as far as I know, cinder is the first 
> project to actually request removal, and I suspect all sorts of stuff 
> will break.  I suggest we wait until at least after RC-time to give us 
> all one less thing to worry about.

Sound good to me, thanks Brian!


>
> As far as avoiding breakage goes, I put up two patches to devstack so 
> that it will check out the -eol tag of cinder/brick/cinderclient 
> instead of the stable branch, but I suspect these only scratch the 
> surface of what can be broken once the cinder project branches are 
> deleted.
>
> https://review.opendev.org/#/c/742953/
> https://review.opendev.org/#/c/742952/
>
> Sean suggested in an earlier thread on this topic [0] that instead of 
> deleting very old EM branches that some projects have EOL'd 
> project-by-project, we should just delete them wholesale across 
> openstack.  That makes a lot of sense to me.

Ocata is quite abandoned nowadays so that makes sense. However, Pike has 
been active in the past months [3] more or less, so mass-deletion is not 
an option for Pike, I think.

Thanks,

ElÅ?d

[3] https://review.opendev.org/#/q/branch:stable/pike+status:merged


>
> [0] 
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2020-May/015115.html
>
>
> cheers,
> brian
>
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>> ElÅ?d
>>
>> [1] https://review.opendev.org/#/c/750887/
>> [2] 
>> https://docs.openstack.org/project-team-guide/stable-branches.html#end-of-life 
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2020. 07. 28. 16:23, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
>>> tl;dr - do not approve any backports to stable/ocata or stable/pike 
>>> in any Cinder project deliverable
>>>
>>> stable/ocata has been tagged with ocata-eol in cinder, os-brick, 
>>> python-cinderclient, and python-brick-cinderclient-ext.  Nothing 
>>> should be merged into stable/ocata in any of these repositories 
>>> during the interim period before the branches are deleted.
>>>
>>> stable/pike: the changes discussed in [0] have merged, and I've
>>> proposed the pike-eol tags [1].  Nothing should be merged into 
>>> stable/pike in any of our code repositories from now until the 
>>> branches are deleted.
>>>
>>> [0] 
>>> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2020-July/016076.html 
>>>
>>> [1] https://review.opendev.org/#/c/742523/
>>>
>>
>