[openstack-dev] [openstack][nova][social-apects] Social aspects shouldn't impact on dev process

Joe Gordon joe.gordon0 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 17:15:31 UTC 2013

On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 6:29 AM, David Ripton <dripton at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 11/20/2013 02:06 AM, Boris Pavlovic wrote:
>  I faced some social problems in community.
>> We started working on purge engine for DB (before HK summit)
>> This is very important, because at this moment we don't have any working
>> way to purge DB... so admins should make it by hand.
>> And we made this BP (in october)
>> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/db-purge-engine
>> And made patch that makes this work.
>> But only because our BP wasn't approved we got -2 from Joe Gordon.
>> (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/51523/ ) And there was long discussion
>> to remove this -2.
>> And now after summit David Ripton made the similar BP (probably he
>> didn't know):
>> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/db-purge2
>> That is already approved by Joe Gordon. (that already know that we are
>> working on same problem)
>> Why?
>> (btw question about Purge Engine was raised by me on the summit and
>> community accepted that)
> I discussed this with Boris on IRC yesterday.  When I volunteered to write
> a DB purger at Summit, I wasn't aware that there was already one actively
> in progress.  (So many patches around the end of Havana.)  When I went to
> file a blueprint and noticed the existing db-purge blueprint, I saw that
> its patch had been -2'd and figured it was dead.  But as long as Boris is
> working to actively improve that patch (he's on vacation now but said he'd
> probably have something on Monday), I won't submit a patch for the
> competing blueprint.  Instead, I'll work to make sure Boris's code meets
> everyone's requirements (some that I got from Joe Gordon and Phil Day are
> mentioned in db-purge2), and when it does I'll withdraw the db-purge2
> blueprint and retarget remove-db-archiving to depend on Boris's blueprint
> instead.

Thanks! unless anyone else has further complaints, I think that wraps up
this thread.


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