----- Original Message -----
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 06:17:53AM -0500, Ayal Baron wrote:
> > Can we broaden the scope and also allow passing createVG
> > partitioned devices with an override flag or something? (we'd need
> > to check the devices and run "kpartx -d" and fdisk to clean the
> > devices before calling pvcreate).
> 
> We can, and we should. My initial patch is just the bare minimum; I'd
> like
> Douglas to carry it on, and I am still waiting to meet his Engine
> counterpart.
> Currently, a LUN that was once used as a raw hard disk cannot be used
> by RHEV;
> that's sad.
> 
> How about this for API:
> 
>    createVG(self, vgname, devlist, options={trashpart_devlist: []})

No, stop using options as a trash can.
If we're changing the API, it should already be just passing a LUNs dictionary 
to createStorageDomain and start deprecating createVG

> 
> createVG would honor an optional list of devices (subset of devlist)
> whose
> partition tables should be trashed.
> 
> Dan.
> 
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