[openstack-dev] [all] FYI - dropping non RabbitMQ support in devstack

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Tue Jun 16 13:22:23 UTC 2015


One of the things that came out of the summit for Devstack plans going
forward is to trim it back to something more opinionated and remove a
bunch of low use optionality in the process.

One of those branches to be trimmed is all the support for things beyond
RabbitMQ in the rpc layer. RabbitMQ is what's used by 95%+ of our
community, that's what the development environment should focus on.

The patch to remove all of this is here -
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/192154/. Expect this to merge by the
end of the month. If people are interested in non RabbitMQ external
plugins, now is the time to start writing them. The oslo.messaging team
already moved their functional test installation for alternative
platforms off of devstack, so this should impact a very small number of


Sean Dague

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