[openstack-dev] [Cinder] Requirements for re-adding Gluster support

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Wed Jul 26 16:42:20 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:30:49PM +0000, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2017-07-26 12:56:55 +0200 (+0200), Niels de Vos wrote:
> [...]
> > My current guess is that adding a 3rd party CI [3] for Gluster is
> > the only missing piece?
> [...]
> I thought GlusterFS was free/libre software. If so, won't the Cinder
> team allow upstream testing in OpenStack's CI system for free
> backends/drivers? Maintaining a third-party CI system for that seems
> like overkill, but I'm unfamiliar with Cinder's particular driver
> testing policies.
> -- 
> Jeremy Stanley

You are correct Jeremy. It wasn't a CI issue that caused the removal.
IIRC, Red Hat decided to focus on Ceph as the platform for Cinder

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