Ubuntu Cloud Archive package for python-openstackclient

Colleen Murphy colleen at puppetlabs.com
Wed Dec 3 17:39:16 UTC 2014

On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 9:14 AM, Corey Bryant <corey.bryant at canonical.com>

> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Colleen Murphy <colleen at puppetlabs.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was directed to ask about OpenStack project packaging here. I would
>> like to see python-openstackclient[1] packaged with the other OpenStack
>> projects[2] in Ubuntu Cloud Archive. There is a slightly older version in
>> the standard Ubuntu repo[3] but it makes more sense to have an up-to-date
>> version in UCA. I'm wondering what the process is for getting those
>> packages and what kind of schedule there might be relative to the pypi
>> releases.
>> For background, the Puppet-Openstack group is evaluating whether to use
>> python-openstackclient in the StackForge puppet modules. To do so users
>> need to be able to install it without pip, and they need to be able to get
>> it from a repository they already have available. This inquiry is NOT meant
>> to be a request for the project to be packaged immediately. Rather we're
>> trying to evaluate whether this will be feasible fairly soon down the road.
>> If there is an alternate list or an individual who would be a better
>> forum for this, please let me know.
>> Thank you,
>> Colleen Murphy
>> Puppet Labs
>> freenode: crinkle
>> [1] https://pypi.python.org/pypi/python-openstackclient
>> [2]
>> http://reqorts.qa.ubuntu.com/reports/ubuntu-server/cloud-archive/juno_versions.html
>> [3] http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/python/python-openstackclient
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> Hi Colleen,
> We're planning to provide python-openstackclient in the kilo cloud
> archive during the current (Ubuntu 15.04) release cycle.  So you'd be able
> to access that on Ubuntu 14.04 via the UCA.  Keep in mind that it will
> likely be community supported since the package is in universe and not yet
> in main.
> --
> Regards,
> Corey
Hi Corey,

Thank you, that is great to know.

What are the implications of it being community supported? Does that mean
it may not get regular updates?

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