[LEDE-DEV] OpenWrt LEDE merge

Vincenzo Romano vincenzo.romano at notorand.it
Fri Jan 5 02:38:58 EST 2018

Live long, OpenWRT/LEDE!

2018-01-05 7:49 GMT+01:00 Levente <leventelist at gmail.com>:
> 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?
> Thanks,
> Levente
> 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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