[openstack-dev] Work around DB in OpenStack (Oslo, Nova, Cinder, Glance)

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Jul 3 10:50:43 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 3:50 AM, Boris Pavlovic <boris at pavlovic.me> wrote:

> Question:
>   Why we should put in oslo slqlalchemy-migrate monkey patches, when we are
> planing to switch to alembic?
> Answer:
>    If we don’t put in oslo sqlalchemy-migrate monkey patches. We won't be
> able to work on 7 point at all until 8 and 10 points will be implemented in
> every project. Also work around 8 point is not finished, so we are not able
> to implement 10 points in any of project. So this blocks almost all work in
> all projects. I think that these 100-200 lines of code are not so big price
> for saving few cycles of time.

We've talked in the past (Folsom summit?) about alembic, but I'm not
aware of anyone who is actually working on it. Is someone working on
moving us to alembic? If not, it seems unfair to block database work
on something no one is actually working on.


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