On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 04:32:41PM +0100, Geert Jansen wrote:
On 11/30/2011 04:09 PM, Itamar Heim wrote:
>>How easy is QMF to consume from a software development perspective?
>>Would it be
>>easy for someone to write a virsh-like tool against a QMF-based vdsm
>>such a tool be able to run on multiple Linux distributions?
>it is supposed to have a cli console.
>cc'ing carl and Ted for more details.
I'm not sure how hard it is technically. But for ISV's, I can tell
you that almost nobody has experience with it.
But, is this intended to be a public API though?
Yes! Vdsm already has a 'private' API that only RHEV-m used to consume. In the
ovirt world, vdsm needs to expose a real public API (by whatever means we
choose) so that external entities (ISVs) can leverage vdsm directly if they so
choose. This API must be the same one that ovirt-engine uses, otherwise we are
maintaining two incompatible APIs.
Adam Litke <agl(a)us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center