[openstack-dev] [nova] [os-vif] [neutron] Race in setting up linux bridge

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Mon Aug 29 12:37:42 UTC 2016

On 08/29/2016 08:29 AM, Kevin Benton wrote:
> Sort of. The neutron agent code doesn't use os-vif because the os-vif
> devs indicated that neutron's vif plugging code wasn't a use case they
> cared about [1].
> So if we did generalize os-vif to work with the neutron agents then it
> would be two calling the same locked code. But at this point it's just
> two versions of similar logic trying to do the same thing.
> 1. https://review.openstack.org/#/c/284209/

Calling the same locked code wouldn't help, these are different services
that in *almost* all real deployments are running under different user
ids. Which means shared locks between them are basically not possible.


Sean Dague

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