[openstack-dev] [ceilometer] Retiring ceilometerclient
doug at doughellmann.com
Wed Jan 10 23:44:01 UTC 2018
Excerpts from Monty Taylor's message of 2018-01-10 17:40:28 -0600:
> On 01/10/2018 04:10 PM, Jon Schlueter wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 4:12 PM, gordon chung <gord at live.ca> wrote:
> >> On 2017-11-22 04:18 AM, Julien Danjou wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> Now that the Ceilometer API is gone, we really don't need
> >>> ceilometerclient anymore. I've proposed a set of patches to retire it:
> >>> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/522183/
> > So my question here is are we missing a process check for retiring a
> > project that is still in
> > the requirements of several other OpenStack projects?
> > I went poking around and found that rally , heat , aodh  and
> > mistral  still had references to
> > ceilometerclient in the RPM packaging in RDO Queens, and on digging a
> > bit more they
> > were still in the requirements for at least those 4 projects.
> > I would think that a discussion around retiring a project should also
> > include at least enumerating
> > which projects are currently consuming it . 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.
> It's worth pointing out that openstacksdk has ceilometer REST API
> support in it, although it is special-cased since ceilometer was retired
> before we even made the service-types-authority:
> We can either keep it there indefinitely (there is no cost to keeping
> it, other than that one "self._load('metric')" line) - or we could take
> this opportunity to purge it from sdk as well.
> BUT - if we're going to remove it from SDK I'd rather we do it in the
> very-near-future because we're getting closer to a 1.0 for SDK and once
> that happens if ceilometer is still there ceilometer support will remain
> until the end of recorded history.
> We could keep it and migrate the heat/mistral/rally/aodh
> ceilometerclient uses to be SDK uses (although heaven knows how we test
> that without a ceilometer in devstack)
> I honestly do not have a strong opinion in either direction and welcome
> input on what people would like to see done.
If ceilometer itself is deprecated, do we need to maintain support
in any of our tools?
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