[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Returning of HEAD files?

Anna Kamyshnikova akamyshnikova at mirantis.com
Fri Oct 23 11:20:53 UTC 2015

Ihar, Mark thank you for your comments!

Change [1] is ready, so we can land it in Neutron. For subprojects it will
be up to them to have HEAD files or not - tests won't fail, just warning
message will be shown.

[1] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/232607

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Mark McClain <mark at mcclain.xyz> wrote:

> There are pros and cons for both approaches, but overall, I don’t see how
> the former justify having HEAD files and the complexity to handle them in
> code and in file system.
> The HEAD file is a clear winner when gate load is high and there are
> competing migrations.  As you pointed out PEP8 will detect the problem, but
> not fast enough to cause a ripple in the changes behind it in the gate.
> The ripple causes resources to be wasted adding to the load, so the git
> merge conflict was the best compromise we developed.
> mark
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Ann Kamyshnikova
Mirantis, Inc
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