[openstack-dev] [cinder] drbdmanage is no more GPL2

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Mon Dec 12 10:52:50 UTC 2016

Mehdi Abaakouk wrote:
> I have recently seen that drbdmanage python library is no more GPL2 but
> need a end user license agreement [1].
> Is this compatible with the driver policy of Cinder ?

It's not acceptable as a dependency of an OpenStack project (be it GPLv2
or using a custom EULA), see:


That said, it doesn't seem to be listed as a Cinder requirement right
now ? Is it a new dependency being considered, or is it currently flying
under the radar ?

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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