[openstack-dev] [ironic] Retiring python-wsmanclient

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Tue Feb 14 13:28:11 UTC 2017

Hi everyone!

Following the discussion below, we would like to officially retire 
python-wsmanclient as soon as possible. We haven't maintained it for a while, it 
hasn't had any commits and releases since Aug 2016.

On 11/07/2016 02:51 PM, Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
> Hi folks!
> In view of the Ironic governance discussion [1] I'd like to talk about
> wsmanclient [2] future.
> This project was created to split away wsman code from python-dracclient to be
> reused in other drivers (I can only think of AMT right now). This was never
> finished: dracclient still uses its internal wsman implementation.
> To make it worse, the guy behind this effort (ifarkas) has left our team,
> python-dracclient is likely to leave Ironic governance per [1], and the AMT
> driver is going to leave the Ironic tree.
> At least the majority of the folks currently behind dracclient (Miles, Lucas and
> myself) do not have resources to continue this wsmanclient effort. Unless
> somebody is ready to take over both wsmanclient itself and the effort to port
> dracclient, I suggest we abandon wsmanclient.
> Any thoughts?
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/392685/
> [2] https://github.com/openstack/python-wsmanclient
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