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From Edison Su <>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Adapting git workflow for release branches
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:33:34 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rohit Yadav []
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:17 PM
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> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Adapting git workflow for release branches
> On 20-Aug-2014, at 9:55 pm, Edison Su <> wrote:
> > Maybe I need to reiterate why I reject the proposal for now, as I am the
> only person vote -1(binding).
> > I think we all understand the pain as a release manager, even right
> > after 4.2 release, I asked community to think about how We gonna fix the
> release procedure(, no
> much response at that time.
> > But the situation is much better now, as more and more people are trying
> to solve the problem, instead of staying on the status quo.
> > To me, the highest priority issue we need to solve is the CI, even a simple
> CI against simulator, will catch a lot of regressions in management server
> code.
> > The second priority, is code review.
> > The git flow co-relates to how we gonna solve above two issues. I
> > think that's the different opinions we have today, and I already made
> > the point that If we choose different ways to solve the above two
> > issues, we may choose different git flow:
> >
> > So can't we just put our efforts to solve the big problems at first, instead of
> debating on the small things forever?
> I surrender (and this proposal), but I would still like to see something
> actionable on the "big" problems from your side like why don't you start a
> proposal/discussion around it? Let's solve the biggies first.

There are several proposals from Citrix:
Citrix also donates real hardware for CI.
We don't lack of proposals to solve these issues, it's community has different opinions
On how to solve these issues, or don't solve these issues at all.
Going forward, we need to have consensus on we have to solve these issues before we start
another release:
> Edison the things I was trying to bring IMO won't conflict with any future
> CI/code review process that we may adopt, they focus on how we can
> improve community participation and do (multiple) releases & commit
> maintenance across branches.
> Regards,
> Rohit Yadav
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