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Re: [Libguestfs] v2v vmware converter



On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:25:02AM -0400, Matthew Booth wrote:
> I answered this one separately. I don't recommend doing a full XSL transformation as we don't need all the data in the file. Cherry picking with XPath will be sufficient. This is what we do with the libvirt format.
> 

Yes I agree, i give a look into the file you suggested and I'll take inspiration from there :)

Cheers,
Francesco


> Matt
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones redhat com>
> To: "Francesco Vollero" <fvollero redhat com>
> Cc: libguestfs redhat com, mbooth redhat com
> Sent: Thursday, 11 October, 2012 4:09:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [Libguestfs] v2v vmware converter
> 
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> 
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 04:57:38PM +0200, Francesco Vollero wrote:
> > Hi Matt,
> > 
> > I was taking a look on v2v to implement vSphere and I have few questions:
> > 
> > 1) the converter should be in: Sys::VirtConvert::Converter::VMWare ( or Vsphere) ?
> > 
> > 2) What you think if instead to mess up with the xml converter we gonna use
> >    a XSL file that take the OVF file and transform it in KVM like xml file ? 
> 
> What Perl library would you use for the XSL transforms?  Adding new
> dependencies can be problematic (I'm thinking from a RHEL point of
> view specifically, but also in general it adds a burden).
> 
> 
> Rich.
> 
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