[openstack-dev] [nova] Should we make rebuild + new image on a volume-backed instance fail fast?

Mathieu Gagné mgagne at calavera.ca
Fri Oct 6 18:15:46 UTC 2017

> On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 2:02 PM, Chris Friesen
> <chris.friesen at windriver.com> wrote:
>> On 10/06/2017 11:32 AM, Mathieu Gagné wrote:
>>> Why not supporting this use case?
>> I don't think anyone is suggesting we support do it, but nobody has stepped
>> up to actually merge a change that implements it.
>> I think what Matt is suggesting is that we make it fail fast *now*, and if
>> someone else implements it then they can remove the fast failure at the same
>> time.

On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 2:10 PM, Mathieu Gagné <mgagne at calavera.ca> wrote:
> I don't think there ever was a technical limitation to add support for it.
> I have nothing to back my claims but IIRC, it was more philosophical
> points against adding support for it.

So it looks like people worked on this feature in the past:

And there was pending technical questions. =)

Would it be worth the effort to bring that one back, maybe with a spec
so people can address technical details in there?


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