[openstack-dev] [cinder][openstackclient] Required name option for volumes, snapshots and backups
duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 14:23:28 UTC 2016
What about commands the become ambiguous in the future? I doubt there are
many operations or objects that are unique to Cinder - backup, snapshot,
transfer, group, type - these are all very much generic, and even if they
aren't ambiguous now, they might well become so in future...
On 5 April 2016 at 17:15, Jay Bryant <jsbryant at electronicjungle.net> wrote:
> Just to document the discussion we had during the OSC IRC meeting last
> week: I believe the consensus we reached was that it wasn't appropriate to
> pretend "volume" before all Cinder commands but that it would be
> appropriate to move in that direction to for any commands that may be
> ambiguous like "snapshot". The cinder core development team will start
> working with the OSC development teams to address such commands and move
> them to more user friendly commands and as we move forward we will work to
> avoid such confusion in the future.
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 1:15 PM Dean Troyer <dtroyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 27, 2016 at 6:11 PM, Mike Perez <thingee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 00:40 Mar 28, Jordan Pittier wrote:
>>> > I am going to play the devil's advocate here but why can"t
>>> > python-openstackclient have its own opinion on the matter ? This CLI
>>> > to be for humans and humans love names/labels/tags and find UUIDS hard
>>> > remember. Advanced users who want anonymous volumes can always hit the
>>> > directly with curl or whatever SDK.
>>> I suppose it could, however, names are not unique.
>> Names are not unique in much of OpenStack. When ambiguity exists, we
>> exit with an error.
>> Also, this works to produce a volume with no name should you absolutely
>> require it:
>> openstack volume create --size 10 ""
>> Dean Troyer
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