Release Meeting Notes 11/28 and 1.20 Retrospective


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  • Foreman

    • 1.19.2
      • No target
    • 1.20.1
      • Target Dec. 10th release
      • Support Katello 3.10
      • RHEL 8 provisioning template updates cherry picks need verification
  • Katello

    • 3.9.1
      • Waiting on 1 PR to fix issue found by users
    • 3.10
      • Branch target tomorrow, may be later in the day
      • Updated release dates on Discourse
      • Prep work for tags and setup in tool_belt
  • 1.20 Retrospective

    • Release took longer than expected, Rails repository wasn’t handled by release process
    • foreman-release needs to be released alongside other releases and updated in processes
    • Debian process needs automated
    • Katello GPG key needs email updating
    • Consider signing Katello RCs
    • Dates slipped with RC1 taking longer
    • Capture Katello process into a process template and update docs on release
    • Debian stretch builds broken if English is not used
    • Fix webpack, fix webpack, fix webpack
    • 1.20 released on schedule in the end!!
    • Packaging changes merged during freeze week that hurt process
    • Add vagrant up of production into release pipeline after push
    • Add process around client repository releases
    • Upgrade testing with data
    • Release puppet modules at start of freeze week