[nova] If any spec freeze exception now?
balazs.gibizer at est.tech
Wed Aug 5 17:31:44 UTC 2020
On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 18:18, Sean Mooney <smooney at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-08-06 at 01:06 +0800, yumeng bao wrote:
>> Hi gibi and all,
>> I wanna mention the SRIOV SmartNIC Support Spec
>> This spec is proposed based on feedback from our PTG discussion,
>> yet there are still open questions need to be nailed
>> down. Since this spec involves nova neutron and cyborg, it will
>> probably take a long time to get ideas from different
>> aspects and reach an agreement. Can we keep this as an exception
>> and keep review it to reach closer to an agreement?
>> Hopefully we can reach an agreement in Victoria, and start to land
>> in W.
> well you dont need to close it without an exception
> the way exception work we normlly give a dealin of 1 week to finalise
> the spec after its granted
> so basiclaly unless you think we can fully agreee all the outstanding
> items before thursday week and merge it
> then you should just retarget the spec to the backlog or W release
> and keep working on it rather then ask for an
> excption. exception are only for thing that we expect to merge in
> victoria including the code.
Agree with Sean. No need for an exception to continue discussing the
spec during the V cycle. Having the spec freeze only means that now we
know that the SmartNIC spec is not going to be implemented in V.
>> Xinran and I were trying to attend nova’s weekly meeting to
>> discuss this spec, but the time too late for us. :( We
>> will find if there is any other way to sync and response more
>> actively to all your comments and feedback.
>> And just to point out, nova operations support are still one of
>> cyborg’s high priority goals in Victoria, we will
>> keep focus on it and won’t sacrifice time of this goal.
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