Ansible OpenStack Collection 2.0.0 and OpenStack SDK 1.0.0/0.99.0

Pierre Riteau pierre at
Mon May 30 15:53:24 UTC 2022

Thank you Jakob for describing the evolution of the collection.

Are you planning to release an updated 1.x.x version soon, given that
new installs of 1.8.0 will use openstacksdk 0.99.0 which breaks image

Pierre Riteau (priteau)

On Fri, 27 May 2022 at 14:14, Jakob Meng <jmeng at> wrote:

> Hello contributors and users of the Ansible OpenStack collection [1]!
> This week a release candidate of the upcoming first major release of
> OpenStack SDK has been released [2],[3]. It streamlined and improved
> large parts of its codebase. For example, its Connection interface now
> consistently uses the Resource interfaces under the hood. This required
> breaking changes from older SDK releases though.
> The Ansible OpenStack collection is heavily based on OpenStack SDK. With
> OpenStack SDK becoming backward incompatible (for the better), so does
> our Ansible OpenStack collection. We simply lack the devpower to
> maintain a backward compatible interface in Ansible OpenStack collection
> across several SDK releases.
> We already split our codebase into two separate git branches: master and
> stable/1.0.0. The former will track the upcoming 2.x.x releases of
> Ansible OpenStack collection which will be compatible with OpenStack SDK
> 1.x.x (and its rcs 0.99.x) *only*. Our stable/1.0.0 branch will track
> the current 1.x.x releases of Ansible OpenStack collection which is
> compatible with OpenStack SDK prior to 0.99.0 *only*. Both branches will
> be developed in parallel for the time being.
> Our 2.0.0 release is currently under development and we still have a
> long way to go. "We" mainly are a couple of Red Hat employees working
> part-time on the collection. If you use modules of Ansible OpenStack
> collection and want to help us with porting them to the new SDK, please
> contact us!
> If you want to help, please reach out to us (e.g. [7],[8]) and we can
> give you a quick introduction into everything. We have extensive
> documentation on why, what and how we are adopting and reviewing the new
> modules [4], how to set up a working DevStack environment for hacking on
> the collection [5] and, most importantly, a list of modules where we are
> coordinating our porting efforts [6]. We are also hanging around on
> and #oooq 😎
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]
> [5]
> [6]
> [7] Rafael Castillo <rcastill at> (rcastillo)
> [8] Jakob Meng <mail at>, <jmeng at> (jm1)
> Best,
> Jakob
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