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

Doug Wiegley dougwig at parksidesoftware.com
Fri Mar 20 21:26:15 UTC 2015

Tempest tests fail when not using namespaces, so I'm not sure how well we're even testing that codepath anymore.


> On Mar 20, 2015, at 3:19 PM, Brian Haley <brian.haley at hp.com> wrote:
> 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:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1428007
>> 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.
> -Brian
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