So You Want to Contribute…

For general information on contributing to OpenStack, please check out the contributor guide to get started. It covers all the basics that are common to all OpenStack projects: the accounts you need, the basics of interacting with our Gerrit review system, how we communicate as a community, etc.

The Puppet OpenStack team manages a lot of OpenStack related Puppet modules for consumation by deployers, below topics covers Puppet OpenStack specific contribution standards.


Contacting the Core Team

  • The core team has coverage in multiple timezones.

  • Just pop over to IRC; we keep a close eye on it!

  • You can also find the email addresses of the core team here.

Some modules have sub-groups with more cores that help maintain specific modules.

New Feature Planning

Puppet OpenStack uses specs to track major feature requests but does not require it for smaller changes. Specs follow a defined format and are submitted as change requests to the openstack/puppet-openstack-specs repository.

Reporting a Bug

We currently use Launchpad to track bugs per Puppet module, because of limited resources we do no longer perform triage, please let us know on IRC or to core members to raise our attention.

Getting Your Patch Merged

Typically two +2s are required before merging.

Project Team Lead Duties

If you are the PTL of Puppet OpenStack then you should follow the PTL guide.