[openstack-dev] [oslo] Should we drop kafka driver ?
esubramanian at godaddy.com
Wed Nov 30 23:59:59 UTC 2016
On 11/30/16, 4:45 PM, "Joshua Harlow" <harlowja at fastmail.com> wrote:
>Mehdi Abaakouk wrote:
>> I think my subject is clear :) , but I will add some facts that can help
>> to the decision:
>> * It uses only deprecated python-kafka API  
>> * It's not python3 compatible 
>> * We still don't have kafka testing in gate
>> So, one year after the driver introduction, this one is still in bad
>> and doesn't match the requirements .
>> These reviews looks abandoned/outdated/unmaintained:
>>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/297994/ 
>> Other links:
>>  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/404802/
>> And of course, we will not drop the code now, but just deprecate it for
>IMHO, not just yet, dims and I have been trying to use this driver
>recently (for notifications only in my case) and I am more than willing
>to try to get the changes needed to get this into a healthy state (from
>my understanding dims and friends have been working through this as well).
>One of the places for gate testing that is still being worked on is the
>That will aid with some of the gate testing.
As Josh stated above, currently we have back ported the kafka driver to
Stable/liberty https://github.com/tsecheran/oslo.messaging/pull/2 to get
the notifications split work for Nova and Neutron in our cloud. It’s
working fine and in early POC state, we need to still work on that pifpaf
PR https://github.com/jd/pifpaf/pull/28 for the unit testing.
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