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From Andriy Redko <>
Subject Re: The brave-karaf is migrated!
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:45:27 GMT
Great progress, Adrian! Sorry, I was not able to join the Gitter, but followed the PRs. Do
you need any
help with creating initial jobs? Or do you want me to help with getting a few guys to become
Jenkins power
users (to be able to create pipelines, jobs, etc). Please let me know!

Best Regards,
   Andriy Redko

AC> TL;DR; we are going to try using jenkins as it can magically have access to deploy

AC> While some of us are more familiar with Travis or CircleCI, there's a special feature
we get when using ASF managed
AC> infra for builds.. credentials! Basically, we can deploy snapshots with the implicit

AC> There are some other things to look into, for example getting the green check marks
when pull requests pass..
AC> whether to use jenkins for this (current assumption) or do one of our existing things
(circleci and/or travis).
AC> There are some constraints because we don't have admin access to the repos which might
make jenkins an easier choice
AC> for us all around. We'll explore this area over the next day or two.

AC> Will keep you posted!
AC> -A

AC> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 3:36 PM Adrian Cole <> wrote:

AC> If anyone is interested, join the gitter channel as we are working on this now.

AC> On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 3:33 AM Andriy Redko <> wrote:

AC> Hi Brian,

AC>  We do have a JIRA project for Zipkin [1] but as far as I remember, team was/is
AC>  more comfortable with using Github to track the issues (and that's perfectly fine).

AC>  If you guys need any help from mentors, please let us know, I thought we wanted to
AC>  give Jenkins a try but staying with Travis or/and Circle is not an issue, as
AC>  far as the team feels this is the right choice. 

AC>  [1]

AC>  Best Regards,
AC>      Andriy Redko

 BDS>> I think yeah, probably belongs on the dev list. I've added it in my reply.

 BDS>> As far as Jenkins goes. I think leaving things on Travis/Circle for now
 BDS>> should be our plan, but I do think we will want to move to Jenkins in
 BDS>> the future based on the fragility we have seen with Travis/Circle (the
 BDS>> reason we have both). I have a bunch of experience in the pipeline work
 BDS>> also so I'd be able to lend a hand here, and I could probably enlist the
 BDS>> help of a former colleague who is a bit of a Groovy wizard and wrote our
 BDS>> pipeline component library at my last job.

 BDS>> This brings me to something I've been thinking about. How do we want to
 BDS>> organize these types of tasks/projects? I've been against using JIRA in the
 BDS>> past, but specifically for tracking issues/bugs/feature requests. Maybe we
 BDS>> should have a JIRA created that we use only for project level initiatives?
 BDS>> Like adopting Jenkins for CI, or other infrastructure type things. I don't
 BDS>> know, maybe that is too much structure for things that ultimately are not
 BDS>> delivering value to the greater community but instead are just helping us
 BDS>> stay organized. I had considered Github projects but considering the Org we
 BDS>> have access to at that level is not Apache I would feel weird coordinating
 BDS>> the Apache tasks from the non-Apache org.

 BDS>> On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 8:50 AM Zoltán Nagy <> wrote:

 >>> Awesomeness, this is pretty exciting :)

 >>> Re. the CI system, I think the consensus was that we should change one
 >>> thing at a time, and keep using Travis / Circle for the time being, just to
 >>> avoid duplicating efforts towards many different CI systems. FWIW, I like
 >>> Jenkins Pipelines a lot, they provide tons of tools and structure that you
 >>> kinda have to script with Bash for Travis / Circle, and there's great
 >>> support for Java build systems. That said, methinks 2 CI systems (Travis,
 >>> Circle) is a bit much, and 3 is definitely too much, so I'd propose we
 >>> attack the Jenkins-or-not-to-Jenkins issue with a separate effort if we
 >>> want to go that way, and focus now on the ASF release process.

 >>> The wiki seems to be (back) up now; couple of unresolved questions in
 >>> there. I think it should be fine to get started with the process, learn as
 >>> we go, and document what we learn / decide afterwards. No need for a big
 >>> up-front planning.

 >>> Meta: shouldn't this go to the dev@ list? (Honest question, I'm as new to
 >>> the ASF as anyone)

 >>> On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 12:18 PM Andriy Redko <> wrote:

 >>>> Hey guys!

 >>>> The brave-karaf repo is migrated to Apache organization, congrats guys!
 >>>> This is the
 >>>> first but certainly not the last. Should we start integrating it into the
 >>>> Apache CI / Jenkins,
 >>>> I think I have all the permissions to create the jobs (we probably need
 >>>> JDK8 and JDK11 pipelines)?
 >>>> I wanted to reread the Wiki page which Zoltan drafted before but Apache
 >>>> Confluence is down ... rare
 >>>> event but happens :( What do you think guys?

 >>>> Thanks!

 >>>> [1]

 >>>> Best Regards,
 >>>>     Andriy Redko

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