[openstack-dev] [nova] how to handle vendor-specific API microversions?

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Tue Mar 24 13:42:06 UTC 2015

On 03/24/2015 09:11 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2015-03-23 22:34:17 -0600 (-0600), Chris Friesen wrote:
>> How would that be expected to work for things where it's
>> fundamentally just a minor extension to an existing nova API?
>> (Exposing additional information as part of "nova show", for
>> example.)
> Conversely, how do you recommend users of your environment reconcile
> the difference in nova show output compared to what they get from
> the other OpenStack environments they're using? How do you propose
> to address the need for client libraries to cater to your divergent
> API returning different numbers of parameters for certain methods?

I think these conversations work better in the concrete than the abstract.

Chris, what additional attributes are you exposing on nova show which
are critical for your installation? Can we figure out a way to
generically support whatever that is?


Sean Dague

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