Retire Fedora 29 / OpenSUSE 15.0 from CI?

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Thu Mar 12 08:15:51 UTC 2020

Am 12.03.20 um 04:17 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical:
> 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'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. 

Sounds useful.


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