[openstack-dev] [Ironic] Third-party drivers and testing

Devananda van der Veen devananda.vdv at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 21:25:37 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 7:47 PM, Christopher Yeoh <cbkyeoh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 6:17 AM, Devananda van der Veen <
> devananda.vdv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1. each driver must adhere to the existing driver interfaces.
>> 2. each driver must have comprehensive unit test coverage and sufficient
>> inline documentation.
>> 3. vendors are responsible for fixing bugs in their driver in a timely
>> fashion.
>> 4. vendors commit to have third-party testing on a supported hardware
>> platform implemented by the J3 milestone.
> Perhaps it would be better to set the deadline to the J2 milestone? There
> is already a lot of pressure on CI at the -3 milestone and I think it would
> be good to avoid adding the inevitable last minute bringup of CI systems to
> the same time period. Also gives you the opportunity to give vendors a bit
> of leeway in they're a bit late and still have time to decide if any
> drivers should be removed during the J cycle rather than waiting until I.
That's a fair point, Chris. Thanks for bringing it up. I'm OK with that as
it is still ~6 months out, and I want to ensure vendors have enough lead

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