[ovs-dev] [PATCH] cirrus: Use latest stable FreeBSD images.

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Thu Oct 10 17:12:39 UTC 2019

On 10.10.2019 16:31, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org> writes:
>> CirrusCI recently introduced [1] new feature to use image families
>> instead of bare image names for gCloud based instances.
>> This allows us to use most recent stable builds. All the stable builds
>> are in the same image family in gCloud and it will run instances using
>> the most recent one.
>> This also allows us to simply use 11.3 image instead of 11.2.  There
>> was no such ability previously, because base freebsd-11-3-release-amd64
>> image has issues[2] that doesn't allow CirrusCI to use it.  However,
>> later stable 11.3 images from freebsd-11-3-snap family works fine.
>> [1] https://github.com/cirruslabs/cirrus-ci-docs/issues/422
>> [2] https://github.com/cirruslabs/cirrus-ci-docs/issues/359
>> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org>
>> ---
> Acked-by: Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com>


> Doesn't look like the build time changed much.  I wasn't sure whether it
> could possibly get longer / shorter with this change.

 From my testing I don't see any valuable changes in the build time.
This mostly functional change. e.g. it allows us to test with freebsd
11.3 without thinking about which stable image we should use.

I applied this to master.

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.

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