[gluster-packaging] [Gluster-Maintainers] Release 4.0: Landing CentOS SIG packages for 4.0 on time!

Shyam Ranganathan srangana at redhat.com
Thu Jan 11 20:26:05 UTC 2018

On 01/11/2018 02:53 PM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
> On 01/11/2018 02:19 PM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
>> On 01/11/2018 01:50 PM, Shyam Ranganathan wrote:
>>> Hi Packaging team,
>>> CentOS SIG Gluster packages for new releases seem to land *late* on the
>>> SIG always.
>>> What do we (as in Gluster community) need to do to make it happen on
>>> time for 4.0?
>>> As this time around, and possibly in the future, we want to avoid this lag!
>> I've opened a BZ[1] to create the necessary tags. Once those are created
>> I'll follow up (with another BZ) to create the staging (is that the
>> right term?) directory/directories in the Centos Storage SIG.
>> Then, depending on how quickly those happen I'll either build a dummy
>> glusterfs-4.0 package, and/or an actual RC/Alpha/Beta package.
>> This should prime the pump, so to speak, for the actual release.
> And looking through the old BZs I see that Niels has had to open BZs on
> several occasions to poke the CentOS ops to push packages to buildlog
> and to the mirrors. (There doesn't seem to be a lot of automation in place.)
> We'll need to pay close attention and should probably open BZs —
> aggressively — if necessary.

Awesome! Thanks Kaleb. Let me know if we need to do anything, or if you
need more information around dates etc.

> --
> Kaleb

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