[openstack-dev] [Neutron] adding new vendor driver to upstream
vadivel.openstack at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 01:49:38 UTC 2015
Thanks for the pointer. I will go thru the same and get back to you/group,
in case of any clarification.
Here is the outdated wiki pages that i came across... these may have to be
updated/cleaned-up to reflect the recent changes about
development/contribution of new vendor plugins/drivers...
On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 4:54 PM, Armando M. <armamig at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 July 2015 at 16:01, Vadivel Poonathan <vadivel.openstack at gmail.com>
>> I have a Neutron plugin (actually a mechanism_driver under ML2) developed
>> for Alcatel-Lucent Omniswitches and is currently being used. But it is not
>> part of Neutron upstream, nor listed in the docs/wiki section. I tried to
>> make it part of Kilo release, but that was when the decomposition proposal
>> was going on. Infact i reviewed the blueprint spec and provided some
>> comments too. Since i had to decompose my driver as per the Kilo's
>> decomposition spec, i deferred it to make it as part of Liberty release.
>> Now going thru some wiki pages, blueprint specs etc, i 'm not clear on
>> the procedures/criteria to make my driver integrated with upstream
>> Neutron. Its all scattered and some says "all vendor code" is moved
>> out-of-tree in Liberty, some says only vendor library is moved, some says
>> third-party CI system is no longer required, some says it is one of the key
> This is the most up-to-date place to look for to get you started:
> There is no wiki afaik, and only one spec that targeted the Kilo release,
> so I I'd be curious to know what you mean by 'it's all scattered', as I'd
> love to clean this up if possible.
>> *So i appreciate if someone could get me the exact step-by-step
>> procedure (the most recent, applicable to Liberty release) to have my
>> driver released as part of Liberty and its documentation. *
> If you still have questions, feel free to reach us out on
>> Here is my objective...
>> 1) make my mechanism driver pkg available in the Neutron repository,
>> accessible by public
>> 2) update my mechanism driver in the list of supported vendor
>> plugin/driver page, along with some documentation
>> Pls. advise.
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