[openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: ISO support for the VMware driver

John Garbutt john at johngarbutt.com
Thu Mar 6 12:08:26 UTC 2014

On 6 March 2014 08:04, Nikola Đipanov <ndipanov at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/2014 08:00 PM, Russell Bryant wrote:
>> On 03/05/2014 10:34 AM, Gary Kotton wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Unfortunately we did not get the ISO support approved by the deadline.
>>> If possible can we please get the FFE.
>>> The feature is completed and has been tested extensively internally. The
>>> feature is very low risk and has huge value for users. In short a user
>>> is able to upload a iso to glance then boot from that iso.
>>> BP: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/openstack/?searchtext=vmware-iso-boot
>>> Code: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/63084/ and https://review.openstack.org/#/c/77965/
>>> Sponsors: John Garbutt and Nikola Dipanov
>>> One of the things that we are planning on improving in Juno is the way
>>> that the Vmops code is arranged and organized. We will soon be posting a
>>> wiki for ideas to be discussed. That will enable use to make additions
>>> like this a lot simpler in the future. But sadly that is not part of the
>>> scope at the moment.
>> John and Nikola, can you confirm your sponsorship of this one?
> Yeah - I'll review this.
> This one is actually almost ready except that everyone who reviewed it
> hates the code this touches (and makes slightly worse). That said - I
> have every reason to believe the VMWare team will coordinate their
> efforts around making it better in Juno, and the feature is useful and
> low risk.

I am happy to review this, since it was so close.

But I do worry about having too many FFEs, so we get distracted from bugs.


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