[ceph-users] ceph-disk is now deprecated

Joao Eduardo Luis joao at suse.de
Tue Nov 28 06:17:20 PST 2017

On 11/28/2017 12:52 PM, Alfredo Deza wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 7:38 AM, Joao Eduardo Luis <joao at suse.de> wrote:
>> On 11/28/2017 11:54 AM, Alfredo Deza wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 3:12 AM, Wido den Hollander <wido at 42on.com> wrote:
>>>>> Op 27 november 2017 om 14:36 schreef Alfredo Deza <adeza at redhat.com>:
>>>>> For the upcoming Luminous release (12.2.2), ceph-disk will be
>>>>> officially in 'deprecated' mode (bug fixes only). A large banner with
>>>>> deprecation information has been added, which will try to raise
>>>>> awareness.
>>>> As much as I like ceph-volume and the work being done, is it really a
>>>> good idea to use a minor release to deprecate a tool?
>>>> Can't we just introduce ceph-volume and deprecate ceph-disk at the
>>>> release of M? Because when you upgrade to 12.2.2 suddenly existing
>>>> integrations will have deprecation warnings being thrown at them while they
>>>> haven't upgraded to a new major version.
>>> ceph-volume has been present since the very first release of Luminous,
>>> the deprecation warning in ceph-disk is the only "new" thing
>>> introduced for 12.2.2.
>> I think Wido's question still stands: why can't ceph-disk be deprecated
>> solely in M, and removed by N?
> Like I mentioned, I don't think this is set in stone (yet), but it was
> the idea from the beginning (See Oct 9th thread "killing ceph-disk"),
> and I don't think it would
> be terribly bad to keep ceph-disk in Mimic, but fully frozen, with no
> updates or bug fixes. And full removal in N
> The deprecation warnings need to stay for Luminous though.

I can live with this, granted Luminous still sees bug fixes despite the 
deprecation warning - but I'm guessing that's what you meant by only 
fully freezing in Mimic :).



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