[openstack-dev] removing screen from devstack - RSN

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Thu Sep 7 12:45:53 UTC 2017

On 08/31/2017 06:27 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> The work that started last cycle to make devstack only have a single
> execution mode, that was the same between automated QA and local, is
> nearing it's completion.
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/499186/ is the patch that will remove
> screen from devstack (which was only left as a fall back for things like
> grenade during Pike). Tests are currently passing on all the gating jobs
> for it. And experimental looks mostly useful.
> The intent is to merge this in about a week (right before PTG). So, if
> you have a complicated devstack plugin you think might be affected by
> this (and were previously making jobs pretend to be grenade to keep
> screen running), now is the time to run tests against this patch and see
> where things stand.

This patch is in the gate and now merging, and with it devstack now has
a single run mode, using systemd units, which is the same between test
and development.

Thanks to everyone helping with the transition!


Sean Dague

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