[openstack-dev] [keystone] sqlite doesn't support migrations

Morgan Fainberg m at metacloud.com
Mon Jul 15 14:25:27 UTC 2013

On  2013/07/13, Stephen Gran a wrote :

> On 15/07/13 10:46, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On 07/15/2013 04:32 PM, Stephen Gran wrote:
>>> On 15/07/13 09:26, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>>> Dolph,
>>>> If you do that, then you will be breaking Debian packages, as they
>>>> expect Sqlite as the default, for example when using
>>>> DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get install keystone (if you choose
>>>> MySQL, then you need to enter admin credentials to setup the db). I will
>>>> receive tons of piupart failures reports if we can't upgrade with
>>>> SQLite.
>>>> I would really be disappointed if this happens, and get into situations
>>>> where I have RC bugs which I can't realistically close by myself.
>>>> So really, if it is possible, continue to support it, at least from one
>>>> release to the next.
>>> Why not just change the default for Debian?  Sqlite isn't particularly
>>> useful for actual deployments anyway.
>> Because that is the only backend that will work without providing
>> credentials on the keyboard, so it is the only one that will work in a
>> non-interactive session of apt-get (which is used for all automated
>> tests in Debian, including piuparts).
> It strikes me that making the least useful option for users the default in
> order to pass a test suite is suboptimal.  I'm sure this conversation would
> be better continued off list if you're interested.
> --
> Stephen Gran
> Senior Systems Integrator - guardian.co.uk

I would have to agree here.  If the case for using a suboptimal solution
here is to pass tests another approach should be taken.

If this is a legitimate issue, maybe we should look at what Neutron is
doing, as they are using alembric for migrations already.

Morgan Fainberg

Sent from my iPhone (please excuse the brevity and any typos)
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