[openstack-dev] [nova]Discussion of the inconsistency between api and backend compute driver limitations.

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Mon Jul 8 14:37:54 UTC 2013

On 07/08/2013 09:56 AM, Joe Gordon wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2013 12:44 PM, "guohliu" <guohliu at linux.vnet.ibm.com
> <mailto:guohliu at linux.vnet.ibm.com>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> As we know, nova have different compute drivers with different
> limitations, you can see in this link,
>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HypervisorSupportMatrix
>> but the api doesn't reflect that, which means when the user performs
> some operations via APIs, user can not get well defined message of the
> limitations, most likely just get error status. I am thinking this
> problem for a while and feeling a limitation filter might be needed in
> current api design to filter those limitations and directly return well
> defined message, I apologize if this problem has been already discussed
> but I missed it, looking forward to your comments.
> Can you give an example?  Why not just update the current error messages
> to be well defined?

A related discussion resulted in this etherpad:


Russell Bryant

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