[oslo][cinder] Lots of leftover files in /var/lib/cinder
hberaud at redhat.com
Tue Mar 26 16:27:49 UTC 2019
By starting this thread I want to discuss about a knowed issue who impact
several openstack projects.
Projects who use oslo.concurrency lockutils to lock process have several
who was not automatically removed.
You can find a related issue on the Red Hat Bugzilla.
It's not really an oslo.concurrency issue it's a knowed fasteners issue
not fixed yet on the fasteners side but with some related changes under
oslo.concurrency already provide a work around that all projects can use
to fix that temporarely by waiting that the official fasteners fix will be
I'm voluntary to help peoples and projects to use the oslo.concurrency
cleaning method but I'm not sure where I need to put the changes (refer to
) outside the oslo scope.
Also I guess other projects (nova, etc...) have the same issue.
I need help from the expert of these projects to really know where we need
to put changes (using oslo.concurrency
Else if projects want to intodruces these changes I can help them by double
checking with my oslo hat.
Also I guess some projects reimplement the same approach that the
oslo.concurrency module to lock process by using directly fasteners, in
that case I thing they need to use oslo.concurrency to avoid the problem
Do not hesitate to reply on this thread to trace useful informations and to
add me on project reviews if you decide to introduce these changes on your
Thank you for your attention.
Senior Software Engineer
Red Hat - Openstack Oslo
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