[openstack-dev] [nova] revisiting minimum libvirt version

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Wed Oct 7 10:58:56 UTC 2015

On 10/07/2015 06:51 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 07, 2015 at 06:32:53AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote:
>> The following review https://review.openstack.org/#/c/171098 attempts to
>> raise the minimum libvirt version to 1.0.3.
>> In May that was considered a no go -
>> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-operators/2015-May/007012.html
>> Can we reconsider that decision and up this to 1.2 for what we're
>> regularly testing with. It would also allow some cleaning out of a lot
>> of conditional pathing, which is getting pretty deep in ifdefs -
>> https://github.com/openstack/nova/blob/251e09ab69e5dd1ba2c917175bb408c708843f6e/nova/virt/libvirt/driver.py#L359-L424
> I've actually just sent a thread suggesting we pick 1.1.1:
>   http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-October/076302.html
> It is possible we could decide to pick a 1.2.x release, if we're willing to
> drop further distros. Lets continue the discussion in that other thread
> I created.

Yep, no problem. I responded there and we can consider that the live thread.


Sean Dague

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