[openstack-dev] [nova] proposal to postpone nova-network core functionality removal to Stein

Matt Riedemann mriedemos at gmail.com
Thu May 31 20:04:53 UTC 2018

On 5/31/2018 1:35 PM, melanie witt wrote:
> This cycle at the PTG, we had decided to start making some progress 
> toward removing nova-network [1] (thanks to those who have helped!) and 
> so far, we've landed some patches to extract common network utilities 
> from nova-network core functionality into separate utility modules. And 
> we've started proposing removal of nova-network REST APIs [2].
> At the cells v2 sync with operators forum session at the summit [3], we 
> learned that CERN is in the middle of migrating from nova-network to 
> neutron and that holding off on removal of nova-network core 
> functionality until Stein would help them out a lot to have a safety net 
> as they continue progressing through the migration.
> If we recall correctly, they did say that removal of the nova-network 
> REST APIs would not impact their migration and Surya Seetharaman is 
> double-checking about that and will get back to us. If so, we were 
> thinking we can go ahead and work on nova-network REST API removals this 
> cycle to make some progress while holding off on removing the core 
> functionality of nova-network until Stein.
> I wanted to send this to the ML to let everyone know what we were 
> thinking about this and to receive any additional feedback folks might 
> have about this plan.
> Thanks,
> -melanie
> [1] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-ptg-rocky L301
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/567682
> [3] 
> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/YVR18-cellsv2-migration-sync-with-operators 
> L30

As a reminder, this is the etherpad I started to document the nova-net 
specific compute REST APIs which are candidates for removal:





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