[openstack-dev] [Neutron] - breaking changes for plugins/drivers
ihrachys at redhat.com
Wed Jul 1 06:58:11 UTC 2015
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On 07/01/2015 08:22 AM, Kevin Benton wrote:
> We have had at least two breaking changes merge this week for
> out-of-tree drivers/plugins. These are just the two I noticed that
> broke the Big Switch CI (the one I keep an eye on since I had set
> it up):
> 1. Removed test_lib that changes config files.
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/196583/ 2. Removed the loopingcall
> common util with no deprecation cycle or announcement.
> I proposed a revert for 1 that merged, but I don't particularly
> want to keep fighting this. What is our current policy on this?
> Just change whatever we want and tell plugin maintainers this is
> just the way things work?
For the first one, the revert is justified.
For the second one, I think we made it clear before that no plugins
must rely on neutron.openstack.* contents.
Now I've made it mentioned at:
If your plugin is using any of neutron.openstack.* contents, just stop
doing it. It's going to break.
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