[openstack-dev] [all] devstack extras.d support going away at M1 - your jobs may break if you rely on it in your dsvm jobs

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Wed Oct 7 11:22:44 UTC 2015

On 10/07/2015 07:17 AM, Neil Jerram wrote:
> On 07/10/15 12:12, Sean Dague wrote:
>> We've had devstack plugins for about 10 months. They provide a very "pro
>> user" experience by letting you enable arbitrary plugins with:
>> enable_plugin $name git://git.openstack.org/openstack/$project [$branch]
>> They have reasonable documentation here
>> http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/plugins.html
> enable_plugin is indeed great.
> A related question, if I may: has there been any discussion of
> backporting enable_plugin support to e.g. DevStack's stable/juno
> branch?  It would be cool to be able to use a DevStack plugin with
> earlier OpenStack releases.
> Thanks,
>     Neil

stable/juno is very close to eol (I think there are only a couple of
months left), so I don't think that it's worth the backporting effort at
this time. If someone else did it, I'd review the code, but I don't
think it's a priority.


Sean Dague

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