[openstack-dev] [Neutron][IPv6] Prefix delegation and user facing API thoughts

Carl Baldwin carl at ecbaldwin.net
Mon Mar 23 18:08:04 UTC 2015

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 8:15 AM, Sean M. Collins <sean at coreitpro.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 06:45:59AM PDT, John Davidge (jodavidg) wrote:
>> In the IPv6 meeting yesterday you mentioned doing this
>> with an extension rather than modifying the core API. Could you go into
>> some detail about how you see this extension looking?
> The easiest, is to evaluate the REST API that is being worked on by the
> subnet allocation spec:
> http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/neutron-specs/specs/kilo/subnet-allocation.html#rest-api-impact
> Since it also solves the issue of the CIDR being a required attribute in
> the subnet-create call.

My recollection was that the subnet create for a PD subnet would use a
specially configured subnet pool id for PD and no cidr.  The subnet
pool This was to allow both are efforts to continue with very little
dependency between them but also be interoperable.  It looks like it
has diverged a bit from this resolution.  This was a face-to-face
discussion without any log.  But, it looks like this made it in to the
spec [1].


[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/93054/

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