[PATCH 0/5] V2 Allow Morphologies to be written in YAML

Lars Wirzenius lars.wirzenius at codethink.co.uk
Thu Jan 24 12:56:45 GMT 2013


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 11:08:48AM +0000, Javier Jardón wrote:
> Repo: git://git.baserock.org/baserock/baserock/morph
> Ref:  jjardon/yaml-v2
> Sha1: b4d63968b9684f125a020eda77f9279c52ecae7c

This looks ok to me, from reading patches. However, I can't run the
test suite: I have no yaml module in my Baserock development VM. I could
install it manually, but I think it would be good to stop causing that
kind of migration issue.

Here's what I would like to see:

    All the changes in any part of Baserock can be built from scratch
    using only release N, including release N's staging filler and
    version of Morph.

This would mean:

* No changes to Morph that won't work when running Morph from git on
  release N.
* No changes to staging fillers until release N+1 is released.

For now, this would mean that we need to co-ordinate updates like this
across multiple releases. The "build essential" work will mean, I think,
that we can do all in one release, which will be a relief.

However, I don't want to make adopting YAML for morphologies take
a long time. Thus, I am OK for this getting merged, I just wanted
to raise this issue of breaking things for everyone.

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