[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-Maintainers] Release 4.1: LTM release targeted for end of May
Pranith Kumar Karampuri
pkarampu at redhat.com
Wed Mar 14 04:57:45 UTC 2018
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 4:26 PM, Pranith Kumar Karampuri <
pkarampu at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:51 PM, Amar Tumballi <atumball at redhat.com>
>>> >> Further, as we hit end of March, we would make it mandatory for
>>> >> to have required spec and doc labels, before the code is merged, so
>>> >> factor in efforts for the same if not already done.
>>> > Could you explain the point above further? Is it just the label or the
>>> > spec/doc
>>> > that we need merged before the patch is merged?
>>> I'll hazard a guess that the intent of the label is to indicate
>>> availability of the doc. "Completeness" of code is being defined as
>>> including specifications and documentation.
>> I believe this has originated from maintainers meeting agreements  .
>> The proposal to make a spec and documentation mandatory was submitted 3
>> months back and is documented, and submitted for comment @
> Thanks! This clears almost all the doubts I had :).
The document above refers to Architects - "Now Architects are approved to
revert a patch which violates by either not having github issue nor bug-id,
or uses a bug-id to get the feature in etc."
Who are they? What are their responsibilities?
>> The idea is, if the code is going to be released, it should have relevant
>> documentation for users to use it, otherwise, it doesn't matter if the
>> feature is present or not. If the feature is 'default', and there is no
>> documentation required, just mention it, so the flags can be given. Also,
>> if there is no general agreement about the design, it doesn't make sense to
>> merge a feature and then someone has to redo things.
>> For any experimental code, which we want to publish for other developers
>> to test, who doesn't need documentation, we have 'experimental' branch,
>> which should be used for validation.
>>  - http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-Dece
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