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

Neil Jerram Neil.Jerram at metaswitch.com
Wed Oct 7 11:41:34 UTC 2015

On 07/10/15 12:26, Sean Dague wrote:
> 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

OK, thanks for this answer.


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