-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 I really think that before any more implementation design work is done toward long term restructuring, a lot of high level discussion and design work needs to be done. It causes a fractured community if a few people in the community decide to redesign large parts of the codebase without having discussions about it on this list.
Josh On Thursday May 14, 2009, Andrew Brown wrote: > I've just made a clarification on the vcl experimental architecture > document: > > In regards to the core's frontend API interface about values including > image_id, ticket_id, and so fourth, the frontend needs to map which > resource manager corresponds to those values, but they may or may not be > unique. To solve this, it needs to be paired with its resource manager id. > Here's how that will work: > > "Above" the core, i.e. in communication with a frontend, values such as > image_id and ticket_id will be a tuple: (resource_manager_id, actual_id) > > "Below" the core, i.e. in communication with a resource manager, these > values will be just a single integer. > > This way the core won't need to keep some kind of mapping (which wouldn't > work anyways since the ids are only unique to a single resource manager) > nor will it need to poll all resource managers for the right one. The > frontend will be responsible for passing both values back to the core. > -Andrew - -- - ------------------------------- Josh Thompson Systems Programmer Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) North Carolina State University josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu 919-515-5323 my GPG/PGP key can be found at pgp.mit.edu -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFKDHO3V/LQcNdtPQMRAnZyAJ9zI+/qLJmqFiqKETNdIU2vgJ2/PwCeLbSp Q/0EoJ3rssbEgdUAEjc6yIQ= =5H1g -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----