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From Prasanna Santhanam <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Swift in 4.2 is broken, anybody wants it to be supported in 4.2?
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2013 08:14:06 GMT
On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 06:55:03PM +0000, Edison Su wrote:
> > From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 11:22 AM
> > To: Edison Su
> > Cc: <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> > Subject: Re: Swift in 4.2 is broken, anybody wants it to be supported in 4.2?
> > 
> > On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 06:12:22PM +0000, Edison Su wrote:
> > > If it's ok to use S3 api talking to swift, then there is zero effort to support
> > Swift.
> > > But who will make the decision?
> > 
> > We, as a community.  It's *always* that answer.
> > 
> > If you are proposing this as the corrective path, then ok...  let's see if others
> > have opinions about this though.
> > 
> > Heres how I see it:
> > 
> > Pros -
> >  * Code within the master branch has functional S3 API support
> >  * We seem to have more contribution around this interface spec
> >  * Having S3 as the only non-NFS secondary storage API reduces the
> >    long-term support / test efforts
> > 
> > Cons -
> >  * We may have an expectation issue for existing users that only have the
> >    native Swift API enabled in their environment (although I'm not aware
> >    of the Swift API's stability between their releases)
> 
> I think you get into the same situation as I did, without input from
> users who is using Swift, or the company who is supporting Swift,
> what we are talking about here is just hypothetic.
> If we really want to support Swift, and support it better, we need
> to get domain expert involved in the discuss.
> 

(Sigh)

Whoever is going to fix, could you get in touch with the user who
reported CLOUDSTACK-3350? They are using swift in *production*, with
*4.0.1*.  And the bug reporter has offered to test 4.2 via JIRA. 

-- 
Prasanna.,

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