[ironic] ibmc driver

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Fri Dec 13 12:22:37 UTC 2019


On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 10:30 PM Julia Kreger <juliaashleykreger at gmail.com>

> Greetings fellow ironicans and stackers!
> I'd like some thoughts on the `ibmc` driver[1] that was added early
> this year. Specifically it merged into ironic with an operating
> Third-Party CI, however soon after a series of unfortunate events
> occurred where the Third-Party CI stopped reporting sometime in early
> May, and shortly their after restrictions were put into place[2]. With
> that being said, I feel like we should go ahead and remove this driver
> since it does not seem to be maintained nor tested.

Do you mean deprecate and remove in V or just straight remove? I'd follow
the regular procedure. Otherwise, it seems that we have no other options :(

An interesting topic to discuss is how to avoid such situations when a
driver only lives 1-2 cycles..


> -Julia
> [1]: https://review.opendev.org/#/c/639288/
> [2]:
> https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/05/21/2019-10616/addition-of-entities-to-the-entity-list
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