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From Jerry Chen <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [libcloud] vCloud driver provider
Date Sun, 13 Feb 2011 08:09:58 GMT

On Feb 13, 2011, at 1:45 AM, Sengor wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Is there a reason why VMware vCloud is not defined within providers.py?

Technically, vCloud is not a provider, but a protocol implemented by certain providers.

At the end of the drivers/vcloud.py, you will find that the main VCloudNodeDriver class is
inherited by HostingComDriver and TerremarkDriver.

Thus, the base driver and its classes are never used directly, and if you're trying to use
it within your own vCloud deployment, you might be better off following the lead of the vCloud-based
drivers.

Cheers,
Jerry

> I'd have expected to find something like this within the module:
> 
> Provider.VCLOUD:
>     ('libcloud.drivers.vcloud', 'VCloudNodeDriver')
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> -- 
> sengork


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