[openstack-dev] [ceilometer] Retiring ceilometerclient

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Wed Jan 10 23:34:07 UTC 2018

Excerpts from gordon chung's message of 2018-01-10 23:28:05 +0000:
> On 2018-01-10 05:10 PM, Jon Schlueter wrote:
> > I would think that a discussion around retiring a project should also
> > include at least enumerating
> > which projects are currently consuming it [5].  That way a little bit
> > of pressure on those consumers
> > can be exerted to evaluate their usage of an about to be retired
> > project.  It shouldn't stop the
> > discussions around retiring a project just a data point for decision making.
> this is a very valid point. this is something overlooked on my part.
> out of curiosity, but what's the effect have 'retiring' something in 
> openstack and having services still referencing ceilometerclient? is it 
> that it will not get packaged in centos/ubuntu and therefore will be 
> missing requirements when installed? or can you not build the package at 
> all?
> cheers,

The python-ceilometer client is empty now except for a README file
explaining that the project is retired. So if there's a bug in the
library, there's no convenient way for anyone to fix it.


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