[openstack-dev] [nova] future fate of nova-network?
davanum at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 19:36:59 UTC 2013
fyi. gate-tempest-devstack-vm-neutron-large-ops is now a bit more
stable (compare  and ) with the Nova change . Joe earlier
posted a call to arms  yesterday.
On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Russell Bryant <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/15/2013 01:26 PM, Lorin Hochstein wrote:
>> Was the fate of nova-network discussed at the icehouse summit?
> Yes. 
>> In particular, has there been a decision made about whether it will
>> definitely be deprecated in some (as yet unspecified) future release, or
>> whether it will continue to be supported for the foreseeable future?
> We want to deprecate it. There are some things blocking moving forward
> with this. In short:
> 1) Feature parity (primarily something that satisfies performance and HA
> requirements addressed by nova-network in multi-host mode)
> 2) Testing and quality parity. The status of Neutron testing in the
> gate is far inferior to the testing done against nova-network.
> I'm personally more worried about #2 than #1 at this point.
> A major issue is that very few people actually stepped up and agreed to
> help with #2 at the summit . Only one person signed up to work on
> tempest issues. Nobody signed up to help with grenade. If this doesn't
> happen, nova-network can't be deprecated, IMO.
> If significant progress isn't made ASAP this cycle, and ideally by
> mid-cycle so we can change directions if necessary, then we'll have to
> discuss what next step to take. That may include un-freezing
> nova-network so that various people holding on to enhancements to
> nova-network can start submitting them back. It's a last resort, but I
> consider it on the table.
>  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/icehouse-neutron-nova-parity
>  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/icehouse-summit-qa-neutron
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