[Openstack] Expectations for tracebacks

Julien Danjou julien.danjou at enovance.com
Thu Dec 15 16:00:20 UTC 2011

On Thu, Dec 15 2011, Narayan Desai wrote:

> Hello all. We've recently upgraded our cactus system to more recent
> code. In the process of doing this, we've started logging whenever we
> get tracebacks out of any of the openstack components we are running.
> Some of these are clearly bugs, while others correspond to normal
> operational conditions (like the case where all compute resources are
> occupied). My question is, what is the project position on tracebacks?
> Should they be considered to be expected, or should we be treating
> them as bugs and filing tickets/patches for them?
> thanks.

I think all are bugs.

Even if you understand some of them and considers them to be logical,
you should not see ugly backtraces. You should see nice log lines any
system administrator can read and understand clearly.

Julien Danjou
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