[Openstack-devel] Which version of OpenStack should we package?

Julien Danjou acid at debian.org
Sat Nov 26 12:53:48 UTC 2011

On Sat, Nov 26 2011, ghe. rivero wrote:

>     with wheezy froze in June, i think that the best target to package
> should be essex (2012-1) which will be released in April. But, with wheezy
> release 6 months later (February 2013), wheezy will be released with 2
> versions behind of openstack. In a so fasting moving environment (3
> releases per year), Debian releases every 2 years is a real handicap.

I agree with Ghe. We should aim Essex for wheezy.

> So my proposal: OpenStack essex release (April 2012) is going to be the
> first ready for production deployments, and due to Debian schedule, the
> most according to release with will be that. Apart form that, we can
> prepare "oficial" backports of future Openstack releases. If wheezy freeze
> delays  (it's Debian, this is going to happen), the next Openstack release
> should be around September, and since frozen states take several months,
> maybe we can try to push the new release.

Yes, and we can use experimental to push new packages for Essex+1, after
the wheezy freeze.

Julien Danjou
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