[Starlingx-discuss] [multi os] Need of systemd for adoption of flock services in other os (regression worries)

Xie, Cindy cindy.xie at intel.com
Mon Sep 16 15:22:04 UTC 2019

Concerning SW upgrade needs, do we need to keep DB version to allow these two versions can still communicate?

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> On Sep 16, 2019, at 22:46, Dominig ar Foll (Intel Open Source) <dominig.arfoll at fridu.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> One of the comment/worry that have seen on the instant message was about
> the potential  regression risk related to the move to systemD.
> I would like to share the exchange as it relevant for all the community
> concerned by that topic.
> Question:
> I am afraid that changing this will impact flocks functionality or big
> regression testing is required.
> Response: 
> Adding security and multiOS support will require some retest for sure.
> But if we add a plugin we could keep different DBs for different OSes.
> One calling for init.d scripts for legacy support while for multiOS a
> new DB would call for systemD.
> With that model, we would minimise risk, as only minimalistic regression
> test would be required until the DB content is changed for a given OS.
> -- 
> Dominig ar Foll
> Senior Software Architect
> Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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