On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 03:47:20PM +0100, Nikola Đipanov wrote: > On 02/20/2015 11:33 PM, Sourabh Patwardhan (sopatwar) wrote: > > Nova core reviewers, > > > > May I request an FFE for Cisco VIF driver: > > https://review.openstack.org/#/c/157616/ > > > > This is a small isolated change similar to the vhostuser / open contrail > > vif drivers for which FFE has been granted. > > Actually the FFEs get decided by a subset of the Nova core team called > the nova-drivers. You can see it briefly mentioned here . (*) > > You can see an ethepad that hosts the minutes of the meeting where > nova-drivers were deciding on FFEs at  which may give you more > insight into why your BP did not make the cut.
Unfortunately the Cisco VIF driver was not on the list of features considered in the first place, since (AFAICT) this FFE request was only made after the FFEs had all been decided for Kilo. Personally I think the Nova FFE process is too inflexible, and thus I would support inclusion of this (and any) VIF driver into Kilo regardless of FFE status for pragmatic reasons, but this appears to be a minority view right now. > (*) On a side note this is an example of us not making the process and > the players clear to our contributors, so we should probably try to > document the role of the nova-drivers better at the very least. As a member of Nova drivers, I personally think that the team should never have existed in the first place, and should cease to exist at the soonest opportunity. That it exists at all is just an accident of history due the use of launchpad for blueprint approval. IMHO it makes no sense to restrict which cores can participate in feature review & approval - any Nova core should be able to be choose to participate as their time allows, without needing to be granted access to yet another special group. Regards, Daniel -- |: http://berrange.com -o- http://www.flickr.com/photos/dberrange/ :| |: http://libvirt.org -o- http://virt-manager.org :| |: http://autobuild.org -o- http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/ :| |: http://entangle-photo.org -o- http://live.gnome.org/gtk-vnc :| __________________________________________________________________________ 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