[openstack-dev] [Distros][Glance] Who's actually using glance-control?

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Fri Apr 26 21:18:48 UTC 2013

On 26/04/13 13:56 -0400, Jay Pipes wrote:
>On 04/26/2013 08:08 AM, Flavio Percoco wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Recently we've been discussing the need of glance-control and before
>> doing anything "to it" I wanted to know who (if any) is using it and
>> under what scenarios. OTOH, the only scenario for it would be service
>> related scripts but it doesn't make much sense now. For example, Red
>> Hat based distros are not using it:
>> https://github.com/redhat-openstack/openstack-glance/blob/master/openstack-glance-api.service#L8
>> Any feedback is appreciated!
>So, glance-control was brought over to Glance from Swift, where much of
>Glance's original daemonization and configuration code came from. AFAIK,
>glance-control is used in the functional tests inside Glance, but if
>those functional tests were reworked to spawn the glance-registry and
>glance-api service daemons some other way, then I don't believe you will
>find much production usage of glance-control for starting up the Glance
>In Ubuntu packaging, glance-control is not used either:

Awesome, thanks for the feedback!

There's some work going on to remove it from functional tests.

Seems to me that it'd be safe to remove it once the tests don't depend
on it anymore.

Thanks a lot!

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