[LEDE-DEV] OpenWrt LEDE merge

Levente leventelist at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 01:49:04 EST 2018

I'm happy to see the unified project.

I cloned the source code, and it is working fine, however I noticed
that some parts are still pulled from the LEDE git server. Is this
intentional? Will all parts moved to OpenWrt's repository?


On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 12:15 AM, Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de> wrote:
> The OpenWrt and the LEDE project are happily announcing the unification
> of both projects under the OpenWrt name.
> After long and sometimes slowly moving discussions about the specifics
> of the re-merge, with multiple similar proposals but little subsequent
> action, we're happy to announce that both projects are about to execute
> the final steps of the merger.
> The new, unified OpenWrt project will be governed under the rules
> established by the LEDE project, which can be found at
> https://lede-project.org/rules . Active members of both the former LEDE
> and OpenWrt projects will continue working on the unified OpenWrt.
> LEDE's spinoff and subsequent re-merge into OpenWrt will not alter the
> overall technical direction taken by the unified project. We will
> continue to work on improving stability and release maintenance while
> aiming for frequent minor releases to address critical bugs and security
> issues like we did with LEDE 17.01 and its four point releases until now.
> Old pre-15.05 OpenWrt CC releases will not be supported by the merged
> project anymore, leaving these releases without any future security or
> bug fixes. The OpenWrt CC 15.05 release series will receive a limited
> amount of security and bug fixes, but is not yet fully integrated in our
> release automation, so binary releases are lacking behind for now.
> The LEDE 17.01 release will continue to get full security and bug fix
> support for both source code and binary releases.
> We are planning a new major release under the new name in the next few
> months.
> The merged project will use the code base of the former LEDE project.
> OpenWrt specific patches not present in the LEDE repository but meeting
> LEDEs code quality requirements got integrated into the new tree. The
> source code is hosted at
> https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=summary with a
> continuously synchronized Github mirror hosted at
> https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt . We accept patches sent to our
> mailing list via openwrt at lists.infradead.org (is still being setup) or
> Github pull requests to https://github.com/openwrt/openwrt .
> Yet open pull requests to both the old OpenWrt and LEDE repositories
> will be closed after a 30 day grace period. We encourage people to open
> new pull requests at the new repository or re-send still unmerged patches.
> The remerged OpenWrt project is legally represented by the Software in
> the Public Interest (SPI) - an US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
> (see https://www.spi-inc.org/projects/openwrt/ ) The SPI is managing our
> OpenWrt trademark, handling our donations and helping us with legal
> problems.
> The original OpenWrt codebase has been archived for future reference and
> is hosted at https://github.com/openwrt/archive .
> The bug tracker is available at https://bugs.openwrt.org with previously
> reported LEDE project issues migrated to it.
> Old pre-15.05 OpenWrt CC releases, which are not supported any more, can
> be found at https://archive.openwrt.org .
> Infrastructure currently available under the lede-project.org domain
> will be moved to corresponding openwrt.org subdomains and redirects will
> be put in place where appropriate.
> The old OpenWrt buildbot infrastructure will be shut down and its
> compute resources integrated with the existing LEDE infrastructure in
> order to maintain build coverage of current and future releases.
> The merger of the OpenWrt and LEDE forums and wikis is not yet fully
> decided, so all portals will continue to be available under their
> respective domains until a definite consensus is reached.
> OpenWrt project
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