[openstack-dev] Implications of switching to entry points for scheduler filtering/weighing

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Thu Jan 3 14:27:33 UTC 2013

On 01/03/2013 04:23 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-01-03 at 12:22 +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
>> Hey,
>> There are some patches proposed for oslo-incubator which adds Nova's
>> filter and weighing infrastructure so that it can be re-used by Cinder:
>>   https://blueprints.launchpad.net/oslo/+spec/common-filters
>> One part of this is that we would move to loading filters and weighers
>> from entry points. I want to make sure Nova folks are aware of the
>> implications of this before merging it into Oslo.
> Bah, I forgot to include the link to the WIP patch for Nova:
>   https://review.openstack.org/18718
> And if anyone is thinking "didn't Monty have a patch to do this?",
> you're thinking of a patch to switch to using entry points for the
> scheduler driver and host manager:
>   https://review.openstack.org/11557

I, for one, welcome our new filters and weighers overlords.

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