[Openstack] [Packagers] Adding psutils as a dependency for nova

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Dec 13 02:59:36 UTC 2012

Stand down. Padraig has suggested a better way.


On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/17980/ adds psutils (packaged on
> Ubuntu as python-psutils) as a dependency for nova. This (or something
> very much like it) is required to traverse the process tree in the
> is_parent_process() method in nova.utils. I need that functionality to
> eliminate a race condition in the nbd mounter code.
> Hopefully this isn't too painful for packagers. That review hasn't
> landed yet, so its possible that things will change before it does,
> but I wanted to provide as much notice as possible.
> Michael

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