[ovirt-devel] Changing the name of VDSM in oVirt 4.0.
vfeenstr at redhat.com
Tue Jan 26 17:06:51 UTC 2016
> On Jan 26, 2016, at 6:00 PM, Nir Soffer <nsoffer at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Yaniv Dary <ydary at redhat.com <mailto:ydary at redhat.com>> wrote:
>> I wanted to bring this up to get feedback on this proposed change. VDSM
>> doesn't align to other project under the oVirt umbrella like ovirt-engine,
>> ovirt-node, ovirt-guest-agent etc..
>> I suggest for ease of use and tracking we change the versioning to align to
>> the engine (4.0.0 in oVirt 4.0 GA) to make it easy to know which version was
>> in which release and also change the package naming to something like
> We cannot use the same version number, since we have different components,
> and we will not rebuild a good an tested component if another component was
> So we can share the major and probably the minor version, but the rest of the
> version will be per component.
>> What do you think on this? What do you think the name should be?
> ovirt-agent - symmetric with ovirt-engine - these are the biggest
> parts of the system.
Might get confused with the ovirt-guest-agent though - I can see already bugs being filed in the wrong components due to confusion
> ovirt-host-agent is too long, we don't want to use to word "host" for everything
> that run on the host.
> For example, supervdsm - we cannot call it ovirt-host-superagent or
> or vdsm-tool - we don't want to call it ovirt-host-agent-tool - think
> about the poor
> user trying to type these names in the shell.
>> Yaniv Dary
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