[openstack-dev] [nova][glance] Future of nova's image API

Christopher Yeoh cbkyeoh at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 01:34:41 UTC 2013

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 4:41 AM, Joe Gordon <joe.gordon0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Christopher Yeoh <cbkyeoh at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Joe,
>> Am on my phone so can't find the links at the moment but there was some
>> discussion around this when working out what we should leave out of the v3
>> api. Some people had concerns about exposing the glance api publicly and so
>> wanted to retain the images support in Nova.
>> So the consensus seemed to be to leave the images support in, but to
>> demote it from core. So people who don't want it exclude the os-images
>> extension.
>> Just as I write this I've realised that the servers api currently returns
>> links to the image used for the instance. And that won't be valid if the
>> images extension is not loaded. So probably have some work to do there to
>> support  that properly.
> This sounds like part of a bigger question for V3 API.  Can someone
> actually run nova with just the core API?

It's definitely a bug if we can't.


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