[Openstack] Duplication of code in nova and cinder

John Griffith john.griffith at solidfire.com
Tue Dec 11 23:37:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 4:36 PM, John Griffith
<john.griffith at solidfire.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Sam Morrison <sorrison at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I attempted to create a volume from an image in cinder and was getting
>> this strange error, turns out it was because I had my glance servers
>> specified as https://glanceserver:9292
>> In cinder the version of images/glance.py is older than the one in nova
>> and is missing the ssl support additions.
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/cinder/+bug/1089147
>> My real question is why is there one version is nova and one version in
>> cinder. I also think there is quite a bit more unnecessary duplication.
>> Should it all go into oslo?
>> Cheers,
>> Sam
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> Hi Sam,
> Short answer is "yes".  Need to check scoping etc and make sure that it
> does in fact fit within the parameters of OSLO.  It's something I thought
> of a couple weeks ago but to be honest it's been low on my list personally
> and nobody else that I know of has shown an interest in picking it up.
> You'll notice another image related item we're *borrowing* from Nova
> (cinder.image.image_utils).  In both cases there are slight modifications
> to fit Cinder's use case that given a bit of work could easily be shared.
> John

BTW, we can update to include the SSL changes your bug references right
away.  Long term, I'd like to go with the OSLO approach.

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