[openstack-dev] [cross-project][nova][cinder][designate][neutron] Common support-matrix.py

Morales, Victor victor.morales at intel.com
Thu Mar 2 15:55:22 UTC 2017

I got this link[11] from Ankur, apparently Nova and Neutron has already started a common effort

[11] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/330027/

Victor Morales
irc: electrocucaracha

On 3/1/17, 5:53 PM, "Mike Perez" <thingee at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hey all,
>I kicked off a thread [1] to start talking about approaches with improving
>vendor discoveribility by improving our Market Place [2]. In order to improve
>our market place, having the projects be more part of the process would allow
>the information to be more accurate of what vendors have good support in the
>respected service.
>It was discovered that we have a common solution of using INI files and parsing
>that with a common support-matrix.py script that originated out of nova [3].
>I would like to propose we push this into some common sphinx extension project.
>Are there any suggestions of where that could live?
>I've look at how Nova [3][4], Neutron [5][6] and Designate [7][8] are doing
>this today. Nova and Neutron are pretty close, and Designate is a much more
>simplified version. Cinder [9][10] is not using INI files, but instead going
>off the driver classes themselves. Are there any other projects I'm missing?
>Cinder and Designate have drivers per row, as oppose to Nova and Neutron
>which have features per row. This makes sense given the difference in drivers
>versus features?
>I'm assuming the Designate matrix is saying every driver supports every feature
>in its API? If so, that's so awesome and makes me happy.
>I would like to start brainstorming on how we can converge on a common matrix
>table design so things are a bit more consistent and easier for a common
>parsing tool.
>[1] - http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-January/110151.html
>[2] - https://www.openstack.org/marketplace/drivers/
>[3] - https://docs.openstack.org/developer/nova/support-matrix.html#operation_maintenance_mode
>[4] - http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/nova/tree/doc/ext/support_matrix.py
>[5] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/318192/76
>[6] - http://docs-draft.openstack.org/92/318192/76/check/gate-neutron-docs-ubuntu-xenial/48cdeb7//doc/build/html/feature_classification/general_feature_support_matrix.html
>[7] - https://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/designate/tree/doc/ext/support_matrix.py
>[8] - https://docs.openstack.org/developer/designate/support-matrix.html
>[9] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/371169/15
>[10] - http://docs-draft.openstack.org/69/371169/15/check/gate-cinder-docs-ubuntu-xenial/aa1bdb1//doc/build/html/driver_support_matrix.html
>Mike Perez

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