[openstack-dev] [nova][infra] Ability to run newer QEMU in Gate jobs

Kashyap Chamarthy kchamart at redhat.com
Wed Jan 20 14:43:18 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 10:25:00AM +0000, Tony Breeds wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 06:11:35PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > We'll almost certainly need to be able to test QEMU 2.6 in the Nxxxx
> > release cycle, since that'll (hopefully) include support for TLS
> > encrypted migration & nbd traffic.  So I don't think waiting for
> > LTS releases is a viable strategy in general - we'll need UCA to
> > be available for at least some set of jobs we run. Alternatively
> > stick with LTS release for Ubuntu, and run other jobs with Fedora
> > and the virt-preview repository to give us coverage of the cutting
> > edge QEMU/libvirt stack.
> I'm working on a devstack-plugin that will allow us to do these
> things.  Right now it's Ubuntu specific but nothing that'll stop F23
> once that's working in nodepool.

Good to know.

A related piece of work (no update over a year), that needs to be turned
into a plugin:

    https://review.openstack.org/#/c/108714/10 -- Support for
    libvirt/QEMU tar releases


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