[Gluster-Maintainers] [gluster-packaging] Requesting for an early 5.6 release
pgurusid at redhat.com
Tue Apr 9 06:09:50 UTC 2019
Thank you Shyam, Niels and Kaleb. Sure i shall pick the testing, and the
other tasks you mentioned. I may not be able to do the building of
community packages for this release, as i have no prior experience in doing
Will wait for tagging and centos rpms, and proceed with the testing.
On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 8:07 PM Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 08, 2019 at 10:04:30AM -0400, Shyam Ranganathan wrote:
> > On 4/6/19 1:47 AM, Poornima Gurusiddaiah wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > We had a critical bug , that got introduced in gluster release 5.
> > > There are users waiting on an update with the fix. Hence requesting for
> > > an out of band release for 5.6. Myself and jiffin, volunteer to do some
> > > tasks of the release- tagging(?) testing. But would need help with the
> > > builds and other tasks.
> > Tagging and building a tarball needs rights on the release branch, also
> > it takes about 10 minutes to do, hence I can take care of the same.
> > Packaging is still done by just 2 folks, so added the packaging list to
> > this mail, to understand if they need any assistance and their time
> > constraints.
> Packaging for the CentOS Storage SIG does not take much time either. At
> the moment I think only Kaleb and I have the permissions to do so. Still
> waiting for other contributors to reply to Sankarshans email
> The other community packages that Kaleb singlehandedly builds takes
> (much) more time. Contributors for those are very much wanted, I think.
> I don't mind doing an early/extra CentOS Storage SIG build.
> > Post packaging, we test if the RPMS are fine, and upgrade from an older
> > version. I use containers to test the same as detailed here . Helping
> > out with this step can be useful, and I will assume till I hear
> > otherwise that you would taking care of the same for this minor release.
> > Other activities include,
> > - prepare release notes
> > - Upload release notes to the doc site
> > - Announce the release
> > - Close bugs fixed in the release post the announcement
> > Again, something I can take care of, and should take about 30 minutes
> > overall.
> > Shyam
> >  Package testing: https://hackmd.io/-yC3Ol68SwaRWr8bzaL8pw#
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