Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [cinder] Deprecate Cinder
Linux SMB driver

On Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 05:28:16PM +0000, Lucian Petrut wrote:
> Hi,
> We're planning to deprecate the Cinder Linux SMB driver. We're taking
> this decision mostly because of its limitations and lack of demand,
> unlike the Windows SMB driver which is largely adopted and the current
> to-go Cinder driver in Hyper-V deployments.
> We're going to mark it as unsupported for Ocata, completely removing it
> in Pike. Our CI will continue to send reports for this driver until it's
> completely removed. We'll update the release notes and related
> documentation accordingly.
> My question is: are there any other requirements on our side in this
> process? Do we need a spec for this?

Hi Lucien,

Thanks for handling this. This is much better than just leaving it to
die on its own. I appreciate that.

No blueprint or spec is required from my end. Just submit a patch
marking it as unsupported, then we can remove it in Pike.



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