nova.conf.sample missing from the 2014.1.rc1 tarball

Bug #1301519 reported by Vladan Popovic on 2014-04-02
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OpenStack Compute (nova)
Vladan Popovic

Bug Description

This patch [1] removed the nova.conf.sample because it's not gated but now we are left without the sample config file in the tarball.
We could generate the nova.conf.sample in (based on this comment [2]) and include it in the tarball for rc2.


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Alan Pevec (apevec) on 2014-04-02
Changed in nova:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
affects: nova → pbr
Changed in pbr:
assignee: nobody → Vladan Popovic (vpopovic)
no longer affects: nova
affects: pbr → nova
Changed in pbr:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Vladan Popovic (vpopovic)
Joe Gordon (jogo) wrote :

FYI: Part of the problem is the sample config file changes based on the versions of dependencies used.

no longer affects: cinder
no longer affects: pbr
Alan Pevec (apevec) on 2014-05-12
tags: added: ops
Thierry Carrez (ttx) wrote :

So this was changed late in icehouse cycle for a reason, and I'd like to make sure we don't change back and forth several times and have a final direction on this.

In the other bug, Russell criticized the idea of generating it in, saying:
"That's problematic because an accurate config depends on what versions of other libraries you have installed on the system, like oslo.config, oslo.messaging, keystoneclient ..."

I'd like to see that comment addressed...

Joe Gordon (jogo) on 2014-06-19
Changed in nova:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Matt Fischer (mfisch) wrote :

Why is this marked incomplete? Has it been decided not to add this file?

Change abandoned by Joe Gordon (<email address hidden>) on branch: master
Reason: Is this still active? Nothing has happened in a few months marking as abandoned. Feel free to bring it back.

Sean Dague (sdague) wrote :

This is a policy decision. We should bring it back up on the mailing list if we think the policy should change.

Changed in nova:
status: Incomplete → Won't Fix
Tom Fifield (fifieldt) wrote :

This is being brought up on the mailing list, returning to 'new'.

Changed in nova:
status: Won't Fix → New
Sean Dague (sdague) on 2014-12-11
Changed in nova:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: High → Wishlist
Jeffrey Zhang (jeffrey4l) wrote :

2014.1 is EOL. So this will not fixed.

it should be marked as won't fixed.

Matt Riedemann (mriedem) on 2015-07-29
Changed in nova:
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
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