[openstack-dev] [TripleO] Do we want to remove Nova-bm support?

Dan Prince dprince at redhat.com
Thu Dec 4 13:09:56 UTC 2014

On Thu, 2014-12-04 at 15:47 +1100, Steve Kowalik wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	I'm becoming increasingly concerned about all of the code paths
> in tripleo-incubator that check $USE_IRONIC -eq 0 -- that is, use
> nova-baremetal rather than Ironic. We do not check nova-bm support in
> CI, haven't for at least a month, and I'm concerned that parts of it
> may be slowly bit-rotting.
> 	I think our documentation is fairly clear that nova-baremetal is
> deprecated and Ironic is the way forward, and I know it flies in the
> face of backwards-compatibility, but do we want to bite the bullet and
> remove nova-bm support?

I'd vote yes.

Given that our CI jobs all currently use Ironic I think it is safe to
move forwards and remove the old Nova BM configuration.


> Cheers,

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