[openstack-dev] [cinder] RemoteFS drivers refactoring: move code, which works with images to separate classes
sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Tue Oct 13 21:09:58 UTC 2015
On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 07:01:45PM +0000, D'Angelo, Scott wrote:
> If you create a blueprint and a spec for this, the details can be discussed in the spec.
Yes, something like this we should definitely have a spec and blueprint
for. Please write up a spec and propose to the cinder-specs repo so this
can be discussed and comment on.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dmitry Guryanov [mailto:dguryanov at virtuozzo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:57 PM
> To: OpenStack Development Mailing List; Maxim Nestratov
> Subject: [openstack-dev] [cinder] RemoteFS drivers refactoring: move code, which works with images to separate classes
> RemoteFS drivers combine 2 logical tasks. The first one is how to mount a filesystem and select proper share for a new or existing volume. The second one: how to deal with an image files in given directory (mount
> point) (create, delete, create snapshot e.t.c.).
> The first part is different for each volume driver. The second - the same for all volume drivers, but it depends on selected volume format:
> you can create qcow2 file on NFS or smbfs with the same code.
> Since there are several volume formats (raw, qcow2, vhd and possibly some others), I propose to move the code, which works with image to separate classes, 'VolumeFormat' handlers.
> This change have 3 advantages:
> 1. Duplicated code from remotefs driver will be removed.
> 2. All drivers will support all volume formats.
> 3. New volume formats could be added easily, including non-qcow2 snapshots.
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