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From Edison Su <Edison...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Breaking out Marvin from CloudStack
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:05:40 GMT
any user can just simply "pip install marvin", without download/build cloudstack source code.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang [mailto:Alex.Huang@citrix.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:39 PM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Breaking out Marvin from CloudStack
> 
> I don't really understand what purpose would this serve.  Would we ever use
> newer marvin against older CloudStack or vice versa?  What's the benefit?
> 
> I can understand it for cloudmonkey because cloudmonkey is an admin cli
> tool and reving it differently is not a bad idea.  I just don't see it for marvin
> and, especially for the tests.
> 
> --Alex
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Prasanna Santhanam [mailto:tsp@apache.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 10:14 AM
> > To: CloudStack Dev
> > Subject: [DISCUSS] Breaking out Marvin from CloudStack
> >
> > I would like to seperate marvin from the main cloudstack repo. Much of
> > marvin's development has little coupling with CloudStack.
> >
> > Similar to CloudMonkey, marvin undergoes rapid changes and it is
> > essential to provide a smooth workflow and faster releases for those
> working with it.
> >
> > There are also a small set of people currently looking at marvin for
> > testing right now. Often, their reviews and QA effort is mixed with
> > those of cloudstack itself. By having a different repo I'd like to be
> > able to provide commit access to those working on marvin alone quickly to
> help with testing.
> >
> > After separating marvin
> > 0. we will have a separate release cycle for marvin 1. we will have a
> > new home for marvin's docs using Sphinx 2. if possible, a different
> > criteria for providing commit access to marvin's repos.
> > 3. all tests of cloudstack will also move to marvin's repository
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > --
> > Prasanna.,
> >
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