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

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Mon Nov 18 14:55:38 UTC 2013

On 11/18/2013 09:55 AM, Álvaro López García wrote:
> On Sat 16 Nov 2013 (17:43), Russell Bryant wrote:
>> 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.
> That's fine, we will update the wiki and start filling the information.
>> Is there any chance you would be interested in working on setting up CI
>> for it?
> Definitely yes. We are interested in the libvirt+Xen support, so having
> it promoted from group C to B (and eventually A) would be great. What
> would be the necessary steps? Is there any document/guidance we can
> follow?

This is a good place to start: http://ci.openstack.org/third_party.html

Russell Bryant

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