[openstack-dev] [nova] FYI: Removing default flavors from nova
shinobu.kj at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 04:57:54 UTC 2016
On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Qiming Teng <tengqim at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Not an expert of Nova but I am really shocked by such a change. Because
> I'm not a Nova expert, I don't have a say on the *huge* efforts in
> maintaining some builtin/default flavors. As a user I don't care where
> the data have been stored, but I do care that they are gone. They are
> gone because they **WILL** be supported by devstack. They are gone with
> the workflow +1'ed **BEFORE** the devstack patch gets merged (many
> thanks to the depends-on tag). They are gone in hope that all deployment
> tools will know this when they fail, or fortunately they read this email,
> or they were reviewing nova patches.
> It would be a little nicer to initiate a discussion on the mailinglist
> before such a change is introduced.
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 08:09:50AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote:
>> Just as a heads up, we are removing the default flavors from nova in
>> this patch:
>> Since long ago, Nova's default flavors were baked in at the database
>> migration level. Now that we have moved them to another database
>> entirely, this means we have to migrate them from the old/original place
>> to the new one, even for new deployments. It also means that our tests
>> have flavor assumptions that run (way too) deep.
>> Devstack will get support for auto-creating the flavors you are used to,
>> as well as some less-useless ones:
>> Normal developers shouldn't really notice, but the deployment tool
>> projects may want/need to do something here along the same lines.
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