[openstack-dev] [Nova] Hypervisor CI requirement and deprecation plan

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Sat Nov 16 22:43:07 UTC 2013

On 11/16/2013 11:18 AM, Álvaro López García wrote:
> On Fri 15 Nov 2013 (07:28), Dan Smith wrote:
>> Hi all,
> Hi Dan.
>> As you know, Nova adopted a plan to require CI testing for all our
>> in-tree hypervisors by the Icehouse release. At the summit last week, we
>> determined the actual plan for deprecating non-compliant drivers. I put
>> together a page detailing the specific requirements we're putting in
>> place as well as a plan and timeline for how the deprecation process
>> will proceed:
>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HypervisorSupportMatrix/DeprecationPlan
>> I also listed the various drivers and whether we've heard any concrete
>> plans from them. Driver owners should feel free to add details to that
>> and correct any of the statements if incorrect.
> I've posted an email one month ago about this and the support of Xen
> via libvirt [1]. We are happy users of this ad we would love to see
> it being promoted form the use-at-your-own-risk group C to group B.
> Should we add it to the list of drivers in the group C, and add another
> column to the table so that we can start filling it with the
> supported/working features? Should I fill a blueprint for this?
> [1] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2013-October/016661.html

I don't think we need a blueprint.

Yes, I would list it under group C and add a column for it.

Is there any chance you would be interested in working on setting up CI
for it?

Russell Bryant

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