[openstack-dev] [Nova] Hypervisor Version Support
rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Aug 7 14:14:13 UTC 2013
On 08/06/2013 10:08 PM, Kaushik Chandrashekar wrote:
> Hi All,
> We are working on adding hypervisors version support for xen,
> The initial design is,
> 1. The image would have a property with hypervisor version
> requirements, in this format '>=6.0,<6.2'
> 2. The host state manager would have the hypervisor version loaded in
> (6,0,1) format.
> 3. If the hypervisor versions are present in both of these, the
> image_props_filter would filter hypervisors based on them.
> We want to generalise this versioning for all hypervisors. So we are
> thinking of having "a.b.c.d" or (a, b, c ,d) as the version type where
> a, b, c, d are numbers. Do you see any hypervisors that have a different
> versioning format?
That seems sane to me. If anything uses a version that isn't already
numeric, surely it could be mapped into a numeric scheme. If it can't,
then their versioning scheme is bonkers, IMO. :-)
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