[openstack-dev] [Nova] Seperate out 'soft-deleted' instances from 'deleted' ones?

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 14:54:37 UTC 2013

On 07/16/2013 10:38 AM, David Ripton wrote:
> On 07/15/2013 10:03 AM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
>> I have a patch up for review on this:
>> _https://review.openstack.org/#/c/35061/_
>> However, this doesn't fix the vm_states.SOFT_DELETED mapping in
>> nova.api.openstack.common so if you show an instance with
>> vm_states.SOFT_DELETED, the response status will be 'DELETED'.
>> I'd like to see if there are any opinions on if this should come back as
>> 'SOFT_DELETED' or if everyone is OK with mapping soft-delete to
>> 'DELETED' in the v3 API?
> I would like to see them merged.  Having multiple kinds of deleted
> records is really confusing, and leads to bugs.  The more public we make
> this, the harder it will be to fix it in the future.



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