Just so that people following this thread know about the final decision, Per https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder/tested-3rdParty-drivers#Deadlines the deadline for CI is extended to Mar. 3, 2015 for all volume drivers.
<snip> Deadlines All volume drivers <https://github.com/openstack/cinder/tree/master/cinder/volume/drivers> need to have a CI by end of* K-3, March 19th 2015*.* Failure will result in removal in the Kilo release.* Discussion regarding this was in the #openstack-meeting IRC room during the Cinder meeting. Read discussion logs <http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/cinder/2015/cinder.2015-01-14-16.00.log.html#l-21> </snip> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 3:55 AM, Mike Perez <thin...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 09:03 Mon 12 Jan , Erlon Cruz wrote: > > Hi guys, > > > > Thanks for answering my questions. I have 2 points: > > > > 1 - This (remove drivers without CI) is a way impacting change to be > > implemented without exhausting notification and discussion on the mailing > > list. I myself was in the meeting but this decision wasn't crystal clear. > > There must be other driver maintainers completely unaware of this. > > I agree that the mailing list has not been exhausted, however, just > reaching > out to the mailing list is not good enough. My instructions back in > November > 19th  were that we need to email individual maintainers and the > openstack-dev list. That was not done. As far as I'm concerned, we can't > stick > to the current deadline for existing drivers. I will bring this up in the > next > Cinder meeting. > > > 2 - Build a CI infrastructure and have people to maintain a the CI for a > > new driver in a 5 weeks frame. Not all companies has the knowledge and > > resources necessary to this in such sort period. We should consider a > grace > > release period, i.e. drivers entering on K, have until L to implement > > theirs CIs. > > New driver maintainers have until March 19th.  That's around 17 weeks > since > we discussed this in November . This is part the documentation for how > to > contribute a driver , which links to the third party requirement > deadline > . > >  - > http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/cinder/2014/cinder.2014-11-19-16.00.html >  - > http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/cinder/2014/cinder.2014-11-19-16.00.log.html#l-34 >  - > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder/tested-3rdParty-drivers#Deadlines >  - https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder/how-to-contribute-a-driver > > -- > Mike Perez > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >
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