[openstack-dev] [neutron] [l2gw] DSVM gates for networking-l2gw

Ihar Hrachyshka ihrachys at redhat.com
Mon Jul 3 15:14:41 UTC 2017

Plan sounds fine. Those interested in ovs backend may build on top,
but at least laying basic api coverage with a fake/dummy driver is a
must for a service plugin project that is serious about integration
with Neutron.


On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 9:38 PM, Ricardo Noriega De Soto
<rnoriega at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello L2GWers
> Currently networking-l2gw CI only covers unit tests. However, there is an
> experimental check that starts a devstack VM to be able to run more complex
> tests. That experimental check is not working, and we are trying to fix it,
> however we encountered some difficulties that we wanted to share with you.
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/471692/
> The configuration of the experimental check uses the L2GW agent which is
> very good, however, the API tests try to create a l2gw connection and fail
> since there is not an ovsdb instance with the vtep schema to execute.
> If we use the dummy driver, these three failing testcases will be skipped
> and we have a way to test the API (without backend).
> So for now, our proposal is to modify this experimental check using the
> dummy driver, and convert it to a possible non-voting -> voting gate
> executing pure API tests.
> Furthermore, we will start working on a new gate with the l2gw agent and
> create a new OVS entity in a namespace or something similar to be able to
> test api and agent together.
> Any comment is more than welcome!
> Thanks guys
> --
> Ricardo Noriega
> Senior Software Engineer - NFV Partner Engineer | Office of Technology  |
> Red Hat
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