On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 08:56:16PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote:
> On 10/22/2012 03:04 PM, Adam Litke wrote:
> >On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 09:09:52AM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote:
> >>On 07/15/2012 03:12 AM, Adam Litke wrote:
> >>>For the past few weeks I have been working on creating a schema that fully
> >>>describes the vdsm API.  I am mostly finished with that effort and I 
> >>>wanted to
> >>>share the results with the team.  Attached are two files: the raw schema 
> >>>and an
> >>>html document with cross-linked type information.
> >>>
> >>>This should already be useful in its current form, but I have bigger 
> >>>plans.  I
> >>>would first like to get help to correct errors in the schema.  Then, I will
> >>>start the process of writing a code generator that will create C/gObject 
> >>>code
> >>>that we can compile into a libvdsm with language bindings for python, 
> >>>java, etc.
> >>>
> >>>Please take a look at the attached files and let me know what you think?
> >>>
> >>>P.S.  I tried to attach these to the oVirt Wiki, but they are not 
> >>>permitted file
> >>>types.
> >>>
> >>Hi Adam,
> >>
> >>that's quite a big scheme to review.
> >>have you thought about ways to solicit inputs for it?
> >>(maybe schedule per topic reviews of the new scheme/api for VM
> >>operations (virt), network (host level, vm level), storage, sla
> >>policy, etc.)?
> >
> >For the first pass, we are trying to replicate the current API as much as
> >possible.  For subsequent refactoring, I'd expect the discussions to occur in
> >the community around the patches that are implementing the proposed changes.
> >
> I think it would be worth highlighting these patches on mailing
> list, or even do a scheduled discussion/brainstorm around various
> parts for where it should go.

I have been trying to get some attention on it for some time.  I agree it's a
good idea.  I'll be presenting it at the Barcelona workshop as well.  Any other
ideas on how to have a constructive and inclusive mailing list discussion would
be welcomed :)  In the past, it was hard to keep the thread focused and
driving toward consensus.

Adam Litke <a...@us.ibm.com>
IBM Linux Technology Center

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