[openstack-dev] [Neutron] New plug-ins requirements

Kyle Mestery (kmestery) kmestery at cisco.com
Tue Nov 12 15:15:20 UTC 2013

On Nov 12, 2013, at 2:46 AM, Robert Collins <robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
> On 12 November 2013 21:15, Edgar Magana <emagana at plumgrid.com> wrote:
>> Team,
>> It has been decided during the Icehouse summit that all vendor specific
>> plug-ins should enforce remote tempest tests:
>> http://ci.openstack.org/third_party.html
>> I would like to understand if we will apply this rule for any new plug-in
>> during Icehouse or we will start applying this new requirement until "J"
>> timeframe.
> I can't comment on when - thats a Neutron dev decision, but I heartily
> endorse getting all code paths tested asap :).
My personal opinion is if we are going to require all existing Neutron plugins to
have valid smokestack tests by Icehouse-2, then any new plugins should not
be allowed into the tree without those tests. This includes new Modular Layer 2
MechanismDrivers as well.

>> I do believe that should enforce this new requirement ASAP but I also
>> believe that we need to provide a little bit more of guidance on this
>> process.
>> So, Besides the above mentioned wiki, is there any more information that we
>> can provide about this new requirement? I think we should update Neutron
>> wiki with this information.
>> If somebody is very familiar with the process will be interested in posting
>> their input on this thread.
> I think the requirement of 'use third party tests' is confusing goal
> with implementation: the goal should be that 'all vendor plugins be CI
> tested at verification level at minimum'. This leaves room for gate
> based testing of such plugins too, if the vendor steps up and meets
> the requirements to have their plugin be gate checked - which is
> superior to merely doing verification checks.
> -Rob

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