[ovs-dev] A proposal of ovn-scale-test tool

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Apr 12 03:55:45 UTC 2016

OK, I'm happy with that.

I created a "Scale Test" team within the Open vSwitch organization on
github.  I made you the owner of this team.  I believe that means that,
if you want to transfer the ovn-scale-test repo into the Open vSwitch
organization, you can now do it.

On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 10:21:50AM +0800, Lei Huang wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> In my opinion, put the scale test in a separate repo under
> https://github.com/openvswitch/ is a better choice. As you said OVS is
> quickly evolving and the review process is heavyweight and slow, workload
> is already high, put scale test into it can cause more overhead.
> The review & merge process can be same as ovs repo, but not interleave with
> ovs's.
> BR
> Huang Lei
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 6:57 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> > [dropping some CCs for people I know to be on ovs-dev]
> >
> > On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 08:45:38PM -0700, Han Zhou wrote:
> > > As requested by several folks and also mentioned in last week's ovn
> > > meeting, we would like this repo to be hosted publicly under
> > > https://github.com/openvswitch/ so that more people in the community can
> > > contribute and benefit from it. Or it could be a folder under ovs repo,
> > > e.g. ovn/scale-test. The goal is to be able to enable regular regression
> > > test for scalability of ovn, so that we are aware of impact introduced by
> > > changes.
> >
> > Which possibility do you like better?  As I see it, here are some
> > advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
> >
> > Probably, it is easier to quickly evolve the scale-test in a separate
> > repo, because for something that is quickly evolving OVS (as you know)
> > has a relatively heavyweight and slow review process.  I don't know
> > whether this is important.
> >
> > Probably, it will be easier to keep the scale test in sync with OVS and
> > OVN if it is in the same repository, because devs will be more likely to
> > see it as they work on OVN.  I don't know whether this is important
> > either.
> >

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