[nova][ops][stable] Any interest in backporting --dry-run and/or --instance options for heal_allocations?

Dan Smith dms at danplanet.com
Tue Nov 5 16:51:13 UTC 2019

> The question I'm posing is if people would like to see those options
> backported to stein and if so, would the stable team be OK with it?
> I'd say this falls into a gray area where these are things that are
> optional, not used by default, and are operational tooling so less
> risk to backport, but it's not zero risk. It's also worth noting that
> when I wrote those patches I did so with the intent that people could
> backport them at least internally.

Backporting features to operator tooling that helps them recover from
bugs or other failures without doing database surgery seems like a good
thing. Hard to argue that the risk outweighs the benefit, IMHO.


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