[openstack-dev] [Glance] Implementing Common Image Properties

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 19:18:15 UTC 2012

On 08/30/2012 04:53 PM, Blake Yeager wrote:
> Another dimension to this problem is the need to filter the image lists
> returned from glance based on these attributes.
> I am not fully up to speed on the latest Glance API, but does it include
> a way to filter on base properties?  What about the ability to filter on
> arbitrary key-value pairs (metadata)?

Filtering has been supported (for base and custom k/v pairs) since Cactus.


> If we can provide the ability to filter on both of those then I don't
> think it matters as much what we specify as a base property and what we
> ask people to implement as a key-value pair.  If on the other hand we
> are only going to provide a way to filter the image lists using base
> properties then I would argue that we have to be much more inclusive
> about what we make base properties.
> If there isn't anything in Glance around this right now I know this is
> something that HP is willing to commit resources to.
> -Blake
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