[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Deprecating the use_namespaces option - Now's the time to speak up!

Brian Haley brian.haley at hp.com
Fri Mar 20 21:19:05 UTC 2015

On 03/20/2015 02:57 PM, Assaf Muller wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> The use_namespaces option in the L3 and DHCP Neutron agents controls if you
> can create multiple routers and DHCP networks managed by a single L3/DHCP agent,
> or if the agent manages only a single resource.
> Are the setups out there *not* using the use_namespaces option? I'm curious as
> to why, and if it would be difficult to migrate such a setup to use namespaces.

This is a recent Neutron bug where someone is not using namespaces, so they exist:


> I'm asking because use_namespaces complicates Neutron code for what I gather
> is an option that has not been relevant for years. I'd like to deprecate the option
> for Kilo and remove it in Liberty.

+1 from me for deprecation.


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