[openstack-dev] Duplicate code for processing REST APIs

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Fri Mar 14 20:55:15 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Duncan Thomas <duncan.thomas at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 13 March 2014 21:13, Roman Podoliaka <rpodolyaka at mirantis.com> wrote:
> > Hi Steven,
> >
> > Code from openstack/common/ dir is 'synced' from oslo-incubator. The
> > 'sync' is effectively a copy of oslo-incubator subtree into a project
> > source tree. As syncs are not done at the same time, the code of
> > synced modules may indeed by different for each project depending on
> > which commit of oslo-incubator was synced.
> Worth noting that there have been a few cases of projects patching
> OSLO bugs intheir own tree rather than fixing in OSLO then resyncing.
> If anybody has any tooling that can detect that, I'd love to see the
> results.
> I'm generally of the opinion that cinder is likely to be resistant to
> more parts of OSLO being used in cinder unless they are a proper
> library - syncs have caused us significant pain, code churn, review
> load and bugs in the last 12 months. I am but one voice among many,
> but I know I'm not the only member of core who feels this to be the
> case. Hopefully I can spend some time with OSLO core at the summit and
> discuss the problems I've found.

We will be working on releasing code from the incubator into libraries
during Juno. Projects that want their snowflake fixes included in those
libraries should submit them to the incubator ASAP.


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