[openstack-dev] [neutron] [vpnaas] vpnaas no longer part of the neutron governance
armamig at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 16:02:40 UTC 2016
On 27 November 2016 at 20:50, Takashi Yamamoto <yamamoto at midokura.com>
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 11:02 AM, Armando M. <armamig at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > As of today, the project neutron-vpnaas is no longer part of the neutron
> > governance. This was a decision reached after the project saw a dramatic
> > drop in active development over a prolonged period of time.
> > What does this mean in practice?
> > From a visibility point of view, release notes and documentation will no
> > longer appear on openstack.org as of Ocata going forward.
> > No more releases will be published by the neutron release team.
> > The neutron team will stop proposing fixes for the upstream CI, if not
> > solely on a voluntary basis (e.g. I still felt like proposing ).
> > How does it affect you, the user or the deployer?
> > You can continue to use vpnaas and its CLI via the python-neutronclient
> > expect it to work with neutron up until the newton
> > release/python-neutronclient 6.0.0. After this point, if you want a
> > that works for Ocata or newer, you need to proactively request a release
> > , and reach out to a member of the neutron release team  for
> > Assuming that the vpnaas CI is green, you can expect to have a working
> > vpnaas system upon release of its package in the foreseeable future.
> > Outstanding bugs and new bug reports will be rejected on the basis of
> > of engineering resources interested in helping out in the typical
> > review workflow.
> > Since we are freezing the development of the neutron CLI in favor of the
> > openstack unified client (OSC), the lack of a plan to make the VPN
> > available in the OSC CLI means that at some point in the future the
> > client CLI support for vpnaas may be dropped (though I don't expect this
> > happen any time soon).
> > Can this be reversed?
> > If you are interested in reversing this decision, now it is time to step
> > That said, we won't be reversing the decision for Ocata. There is quite a
> > curve to ramp up to make neutron-vpnaas worthy of being classified as a
> > neutron stadium project, and that means addressing all the gaps
> > in . If you are interested, please reach out, and I will work with
> you to
> > add your account to , so that you can drive the neutron-vpnaas agenda
> > going forward.
> > Please do not hesitate to reach out to ask questions and/or
> i'm interested in working on the project.
> well, at least on the parts which is used by networking-midonet.
That's great to hear Yamamoto. Since you are already a neutron-core I
assume you are already intimate with the work required to strengthen the
VPNaaS project. I have added you to  and you can lean on me for any
changes that needs reviewing.
> > Cheers,
> > Armando
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/392010/
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/397924/
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/admin/groups/150,members
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/admin/groups/502,members
> >  https://github.com/openstack/releases
> > 
> > http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/neutron-specs/specs/
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