Jay, I am afraid I didn't understand your point.

Could you rephrase/elaborate on "What is the difference between just
calling the Glance API to upload an image, versus adding add()" please ?
Currently, you can't call the Glance API to upload an image if the
default_store is the HTTP store.

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 5:17 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypi...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/13/2015 10:01 AM, Jordan Pittier wrote:
>
>>  >What is the difference between just calling the Glance API to upload
>> an image, versus adding add() functionality to the HTTP image store?
>> You mean using "glance image-create --location
>> http://server1/myLinuxImage [..]" ? If so, I guess adding the add()
>> functionality will save the user from having to find the right POST
>> curl/wget command to properly upload his image.
>>
>
> How so?
>
> If the user is already using Glance, they can use either the Glance REST
> API or the glanceclient tools.
>
> -jay
>
>  On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 3:55 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypi...@gmail.com
>> <mailto:jaypi...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 02/13/2015 09:47 AM, Jordan Pittier wrote:
>>
>>         Hi list,
>>
>>         I would like to add the 'add' capability to the HTTP glance store.
>>
>>         Let's say I (as an operator or cloud admin) provide an HTTP
>>         server where
>>         (authenticated/trusted) users/clients can make the following
>>         HTTP request :
>>
>>         POST http://server1/myLinuxImage HTTP/1.1
>>         Host: server1
>>         Content-Length: 256000000
>>         Content-Type: application/octet-stream
>>
>>         mybinarydata[..]
>>
>>         Then the HTTP server will store the binary data, somewhere (for
>>         instance
>>         locally), some how (for instance in a plain file), so that the
>>         data is
>>         later on accessible by a simple GET http://server1/myLinuxImage
>>
>>         In that case, this HTTP server could easily be a full fleshed
>>         Glance store.
>>
>>         Questions :
>>         1) Has this been already discussed/proposed ? If so, could
>>         someone give
>>         me a pointer to this work ?
>>         2) Can I start working on this ? (the 2 main work items are :
>>         'add an
>>         add method to glance_store._drivers.http.____Store' and 'add a
>>         delete
>>         method to glance_store._drivers.http.____Store (HTTP DELETE
>> method)'
>>
>>
>>     What is the difference between just calling the Glance API to upload
>>     an image, versus adding add() functionality to the HTTP image store?
>>
>>     Best,
>>     -jay
>>
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