[openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Aug 7 14:44:29 UTC 2013

On 08/07/2013 10:34 AM, Russell Bryant wrote:
>>> That said - if we did service-ify the tool, wouldn't glance be a more
>>> appropriate place for that sort of thing?
>> Possibly, though the proof of concept (and we hope our proposed
>> nova-based re-implementation) can build both glance images and cinder
>> volume backed images.
> I like this idea (glance seeming to make more sense conceptually).
> It seems like the main sticking point is whether or not it can be made
> to work for all (or most) hypervisors from outside of nova.  Can we dig
> into this point a bit deeper?

I forgot to mention here that I think targeting glance only as the
destination is fine.  You can create cinder volumes from glance images

Russell Bryant

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