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From Soren Hansen <>
Subject Re: [libcloud] Virtualbox driver for libcloud?
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2010 12:14:39 GMT
On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 05:22:33PM -0600, Ian Bicking wrote:
> I'm thinking about making a driver for libcloud for creating Virtualbox
> images.  My use case is primarily to be able to run local tests, and maybe
> secondarily to create developer-ready images.  I'm curious if anyone has
> considered this general idea, or even has code?  Even a shell script would
> be handy, as I've never done automated virtualization in the past and
> there's a slightly annoyingly large set of options to sort through.

Libvirt has very good Python bindings and supports speaking to
virtualbox (as well as kvm, qemu, Xen, vmware, and probably others I
don't remember off the top of my head).  I think that would be a good
integration path.

Soren Hansen
Ubuntu Developer

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