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Re: xen server agent code in nova?



On 2/11/11 12:51 PM, "Chris Behrens" <chris.behrens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On Feb 11, 2011, at 5:53 AM, Paul Voccio wrote:
>> On one hand, I agree it could be separate. This is one of the reasons
>> we've waited to push it. Unfortunately, they are so tightly coupled
>> because it is going to be directly tied to bugfixes in the compute node
>> that the project leads for each are going to have to keep up with revs
>> each agent against a rev of nova. It would seem like the issues between
>> them would be easier to track if they were all contained in the same
>> project. 
>Yeah, I'm mixed.  I tend to agree with the arguments for keeping it a
>separate project.  It makes sense.  At the same time, some sort of agent
>will be a requirement for configuring a guest in a non-DHCP based
>environment.  And as you mention, we'll need to keep everything in sync,
>so it feels like it should be a part of nova.  :-/
>Anyway, since there seems to be a number of opinions that it should be
>separate, I can do so.  We'll just need good documentation on what revs
>of nova work with what revs of agents.
>So, that said, any opinions on project names?  The current unix agent is
>'agent-smith' on LP, but I don't completely like that name and the work
>I'm doing is significantly modifying the source tree enough that it feels
>like it's a new project.
>- Chris
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