Apache Yetus 0.3.0 Release Notes

These release notes cover new developer and user-facing incompatibilities, important issues, features, and major improvements.


The default precommit Dockerfile now relies on pip to grab an up-to-date version of pylint, rather than rely on the version shipped in dpkg.


This changes various verify_ functions such that 0 is always yes/true and 1 is always no/false. This should make it easier/more obvious what test is being performed in if statements. Be aware that this will likely break any personalities or plug-ins that were written against previous versions.


Users:

Devs:


Releasedocmaker now supports sorting issues based either on resolution date or issue id. The default remains the same: release date in oldest-first order.

See the docs for more information.


Users of release doc maker can now specify which lint checks they would like used via the --lint command line arguement. Available options are:

For backwards compatibility, the releasedocmaker wrapper script included in the Yetus convenience binary will treat a bare --lint argument as --lint=all. Users that directly invoke the releasedocmaker.py python script will have to update their invocation.


For users:

This patch adds the qbt (quality build tool) command in order to run test-patch as a regularly scheduled reporting tool against a source tree without the necessity of providing a patch file.

For Developers:

This feature has changed several internal structures and control mechanisms to be incompatible with previous releases: