* Dan Wendlandt (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Chris Wright <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * Dan Wendlandt (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > I'm concerned about a need to support python 2.4 as well, especially if
> > it
> > > would have a ripple effect into openstack-common, which otherwise does
> > not
> > > have that requirement.
> > I am too. Is this still open, or did we reach some consensus? The
> > discussion on the list seems to have died out.
> We actually talked about this at the quantum team meeting last week.
Cool, thanks for the update. > Current status seems to be:
> - we're OK enforcing 2.4 coding standards for agent code in the quantum
> repo, so long as it does not become onerous (currently this is mainly a
> matter of simple things like not using "as" or "with")
> - the bigger question is around code from other repos that may be pulled
> in, particularly openstack-common. Its unclear if those projects can be
> kept 2.4 clean, this may well prove substantially more onerous than just
> keeping quantum agent code clean (perhaps those requiring 2.4 can help with
Right, this is why I brought it up. The common.cfg blueprint, for example. > - another option is to avoid running the agents on dom0 all together and
> instead use the "service-vm" that is already used in xenserver deployments
> to run nova-compute. There are a couple options here, including a
> suggestion from rkukura to potentially utilize the rootwrap functionality
> so that the "agent" could run in the service-vm, but dispatch calls to
> mnewby has been leading the effort to maintain XenServer support and he has
> been out this week (and will be out next as well, I think), so I think
> exploring those options may have to wait a week unless someone else wants
> to drive.
I see. I'm inclined to see it as distro support (read: patch and
maintain customizations downstream). But if Maru is up for the work and
it's not blocking other efforts...
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