[neutron][fwaas] Removal of neutron-fwaas projects from the neutron stadium

Johannes Kulik johannes.kulik at sap.com
Thu Jun 18 08:16:34 UTC 2020

On 6/16/20 12:46 PM, Slawek Kaplonski wrote:
> Hi,
> In Shanghai PTG we agreed that due to lack of maintainers of neutron-fwaas
> project we are going to deprecate it in neutron stadium in Ussuri cycle.
> Since then we asked couple of times about volunteers who would like to maintain
> this project but unfortunatelly there is still lack of such maintainers.
> So now, as we are already in Victoria cycle, I just proposed serie of patches
> [1] to remove master branch of neutron-fwaas and neutron-fwaas-dashboard from
> the neutron stadium. Stable branches will be still there and can be maintained
> but there will be no any code in master branch and there will be no new releases
> of those 2 projects in Victoria.
> If You are using this project and wants to maintain it, You can respin it in x/
> namespace if needed.
> Feel free to ping me on IRC (slaweq) or by email if You would have any questions
> about that.
> [1] https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:retire-neutron-fwaas+(status:open+OR+status:merged)


with neutron-fwaas gone, what will happen to the APIs for fwaas? Will 
they get deprecated, too, at some point in time?

We have a plan to use those APIs in our custom ml2/l3 drivers. Would 
that still make sense with neutron-fwaas out of the picture?

Have a nice day,

Johannes Kulik
IT Architecture Senior Specialist
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