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From Jerry Chen <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [libcloud] vCloud driver provider
Date Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:36:51 GMT

On Feb 13, 2011, at 5:44 AM, Sengor wrote:

> Thanks Jerry,
> 
> In that case I should ask whether support for v1.0 of the REST API
> specs is planned to be introduced. At the moment v0.8 seems to have
> been hardcoded within drivers/vcloud.py which doesn't offer much
> expansion room for the versioning aspect of vCloud API.

We're always looking for contributions :)

Cheers,
Jerry

> On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Jerry Chen <jerry@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> 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
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> sengork


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