[Patching][Doc] Patching doc lacks the description of internals/architecture

Bug #1480229 reported by Irina Povolotskaya on 2015-07-31
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fuel for OpenStack
High
Fuel Documentation Team
6.1.x
Medium
Fuel Documentation Team
7.0.x
Undecided
Fuel Documentation Team
8.0.x
High
Fuel Documentation Team
Future
Undecided
Fuel Documentation Team

Bug Description

Currently, we have end-user doc on how to apply patches [1].

Nevertheless, we don't have a document that would:
- give a deeper insight into the patching internals (repos, status)
- serve as an FAQ for plugin developers to estimate the impact maintenance updates might have for their plugins

So, the following issues should be covered in the Operations Guide under a new section:
- what is patching
- where to find info on bugfixes that will enter MU (e.g. where in LP they're tracked? where're they documented? errata is WIP now for example)
- how often MU are released
- what repos are used and what status they might enter
- where developers can get notification on MU (they should know they can fill in the form and get a notification at least when MU are released)

I can provide a design doc with more details to create a summary section in OpsGuide that would
answer these questions.

[1] https://docs.mirantis.com/openstack/fuel/fuel-6.1/operations.html#applying-patches

Changed in fuel:
milestone: none → 7.0
Changed in fuel:
status: New → Confirmed
tags: removed: feature-plugins
tags: added: docs
Igor Shishkin (teran) on 2015-10-08
Changed in fuel:
milestone: 7.0 → 8.0
Dmitry Pyzhov (dpyzhov) on 2015-10-22
tags: added: area-docs
Changed in fuel:
milestone: 8.0 → 9.0
status: Confirmed → New

We now have MU docs released with each MU, e.g. https://docs.mirantis.com/openstack/fuel/fuel-7.0/maintenance-updates.html

This should cover the reqs in this bug ticket. Feel free to reopen if you think more info is necessary.

Changed in fuel:
status: New → Won't Fix
tags: added: non-release
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