[Openstack-operators] [nova] Can we bump MIN_LIBVIRT_VERSION to 1.2.2 in Liberty?
jlk at bluebox.net
Sun May 17 04:56:56 UTC 2015
I'd imagine the use of a Software Collection that includes a newer python
for the OpenStack packages, or RHOSP, being purpose built for OpenStack,
will take the plunge and upgrade the system python version.
On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 6:46 PM, Tim Bell <Tim.Bell at cern.ch> wrote:
> I¹m not seeing an easy solution other than to migrate to v7 in the longer
> termŠ we¹ve worked with RDO to get the packages back ported for Juno for
> v6 but with python pre-reqs this is going to get more and more difficult.
> It is one of those regular scenarios we encounter where neither staying
> still or moving forward are particularly attractive.
> It makes me wonder how RHOSP will be supporting these environments (or is
> the commitment to keep an OpenStack release working for a period of time
> rather than guaranteeing that you do not need to upgrade the OS ?)Š
> On 5/15/15, 12:04 PM, "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> >On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 06:25:48AM +0000, Tim Bell wrote:
> >> What are the benefits of upping the minimum libvirt ?
> >> We've got 3,200 hypervisors still running v6 with a plan to
> >> gradually migrate to 7 but this does take some time. We'll
> >> see with RDO this week as to how/if we can get something
> >> going with SCL on v6.
> >Tim, if you can't get Python 2.7 from SCL working acceptably,
> >what would be your fallback approach ? Would you try to patch
> >Nova to work on Python 2.6 again, or would you simply delay
> >updating Nova until you have v7 hosts to run on ?
> >Likewise if we were to decide to drop support for libvrt in
> >v6 from Nova, how would you imagine dealing with that ? Would
> >you just re-add the compat code we removed from Nova to make
> >it work with old libvirt again ?
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