On 12/28/2013 11:21 PM, Day, Phil wrote: > Hi Folks, > > > > I know it may seem odd to be arguing for slowing down a part of the > review process, but I’d like to float the idea that there should be a > minimum review period for patches that change existing functionality in > a way that isn’t backwards compatible. > > > > The specific change that got me thinking about this is > https://review.openstack.org/#/c/63209/ which changes the default fs > type from ext3 to ext4. I agree with the comments in the commit > message that ext4 is a much better filesystem, and it probably does make > sense to move to that as the new default at some point, however there > are some old OS’s that may still be in use that don’t support ext4. By > making this change to the default without any significant notification > period this change has the potential to brake existing images and > snapshots. It was already possible to use ext4 via existing > configuration values, so there was no urgency to this change (and no > urgency implied in the commit messages, which is neither a bug or > blueprint).
IMO, switching to ext4 is a very bad idea, because ext4 doesn't support online resize2fs, while ext3 does, so switching to ext4 is breaking cloud-init!!! Thomas _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev