Retire Fedora 29 / OpenSUSE 15.0 from CI?
asn at samba.org
Thu Mar 12 06:24:59 UTC 2020
On Thursday, 12 March 2020 04:40:47 CET William Brown wrote:
> > On 12 Mar 2020, at 13:17, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical
> > <samba-technical at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > G'Day Andreas and the list,
> > It bothers me a little that for every Samba change we make we spin up
> > 37 builds on 37 VMs. It feels a little excessive, and while CI is
> > awesome when it saves us all time we should also use the earth and
> > Samba Team's resources carefully. (Even jobs aimed at the 'free' CI
> > can be run on our servers if GitLab.com's servers are busy, and the
> > planet pays either way).
> > Therefore I wondered if we should also stop running CI on Fedora 29 and
> > OpenSUSE 15.0, both of which are now it is EOL upstream?
> > Both went EOL in Nov/Dec 2019.
> > In the future I think we should set policy to only CI on (some, subject
> > to other constraints) supported distributions.
> > What do folks think?
> This sounds like a 100% reasonable policy to only run CI on active/supported
> distributions. :)
Yes, we can drop them.
I think we can also just run the latest Fedora version (two versions when a
new release comes out for a few days). We have CentOS which provide old enough
distros to show we still run on that stuff.
Alexander, what do you think?
Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Samba Team www.samba.org
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