[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Heads up for decomposed plugin break

Henry Gessau HenryG at gessau.net
Mon Jan 11 17:43:50 UTC 2016

Doug Wiegley <dougwig at parksidesoftware.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 11, 2016, at 2:42 AM, Ihar Hrachyshka <ihrachys at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Sean M. Collins <sean at coreitpro.com> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 07:50:47AM PST, Chris Dent wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, 8 Jan 2016, Gary Kotton wrote:
>>>>> The commit https://github.com/openstack/neutron/commit/5d53dfb8d64186-
>>>>> b5b1d2f356fbff8f222e15d1b2 may break the decomposed plugins that make
>>>>> use of the method _get_tenant_id_for_create
>>>> Just out of curiosity, is it not standard practice that a plugin
>>>> shouldn't use a private method?
>>> +1 - hopefully decomposed plugins will audit their code and look for
>>> other calls to private methods.
>> The fact that it broke *aas repos too suggests that we were not showing a
>> proper example to those decomposed. I think it can be reasonable to
>> restore the method until N, with a deprecation message, as Garry
>> suggested in his patch. Especially since there is no actual burden to
>> keep the method for another cycle.
> The neutron community has been really lax about enforcing private methods.
> And while we should absolutely reverse that trend, likely we should give
> some warning. I agree with not going whole hog on that until N.
> I'd suggest putting in a debtcollector reference when putting the method back. 

Done. https://review.openstack.org/265315

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