[openstack-dev] [oslo] Can we stop global requirements update?

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Thu May 18 19:35:26 UTC 2017

On Thu, May 18 2017, Mike Bayer wrote:

> replaces oslo.service with a multiprocessing approach that doesn't use
> eventlet.  great!  any openstack service that rides on oslo.service would like
> to be able to transparently switch from eventlet to multiprocessing the same
> way they can more or less switch to mod_wsgi at the moment.    IMO this should
> be part of oslo.service itself.   Docs state: "oslo.service being impossible to
> fix and bringing an heavy dependency on eventlet, "  is there a discussion
> thread on that?

Yes, and many reviews around that. I'll let Mehdi comments if he feels
like it. :)

> I'm finding it hard to believe that only a few years ago, everyone saw the
> wisdom of not re-implementing everything in their own projects and using a
> common layer like oslo, and already that whole situation is becoming forgotten
> - not just for consistency, but also when a bug is found, if fixed in oslo it
> gets fixed for everyone.

I guess it depends what you mean by everyone. FTR, one of the two first
projects in OpenStack, Swift, never used anything from Oslo for anything
and always refused to depends on any of its library.

Julien Danjou
/* Free Software hacker
   https://julien.danjou.info */
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 800 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/attachments/20170518/ff7b3b80/attachment.sig>

More information about the OpenStack-dev mailing list