[ovs-dev] [DISCUSS] CI discussion: travis-ci.org / travis-ci.com

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Jun 17 23:49:14 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 12:25:34PM -0400, Aaron Conole wrote:
> Recently, Travis-CI has retired the travis-ci.org service.  At the
> moment, it is read-only.  In the future, it may disappear completely.
> Currently, Open vSwitch has public facing badges, and documentation,
> which heavily refers to the Travis-CI service. (see the
> submitting-patches.rst, testing.rst, and README.rst files).  Travis
> support was formally added for the 2.4.0 release in August 2015, and had
> been heavily used until the deprecation of the 'Free' support tier, in
> Dec. 2020, at which point the project switched to using GitHub Actions
> for most of the CI support.
> Notably, we still make use of Travis for ARM related builds, but as I
> understand it the future of that service for FOSS projects is not so
> clear.
> With that introduction out of the way, I think it might be time to
> adjust the documentation w.r.t. Travis CI (and add notes about the
> GitHub Actions support), and possibly deprecate / remove things related
> to Travis.
> I'm opening up the discussion before simply blasting patches because I
> may have overlooked something.  Maybe there is some way to continue to
> use Travis.  Maybe I missed a program.  At a minimum, we would need to
> s/travis-ci.org/travis-ci.com/g across the documentation above, but
> perhaps we should take this moment to drop it (before the release branch
> is cut).

I think I'm in support of this change.  Lots of projects are switching
to Github Actions.

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