[Openstack] Glance x-image-meta-type raw vs machine

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 15:44:20 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Ewan Mellor <Ewan.Mellor at eu.citrix.com> wrote:
> What is the intended semantics of the Glance x-image-meta-type header values
> “raw” vs “machine”?

When we pulled the Image model from Nova into Glance, there was a
field "image_type" that was limited to the strings "raw", "machine",
"kernel", and "ramdisk".

I'm open to changing this or using something like a "format" field
(AMI vs OVF, etc..)



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