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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/2] (Updated & fixed) OpenNebula driver, libvirt-0.6.2

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 04:26:36PM +0200, Ruben S. Montero wrote:
> Hi,
> Probably the easiest way to solve this is to get rid to of the
> OpenNebula client library. So we do not have the license issue and, as
> Daniel said, we do not have to include the C++ dependencies.
> We'll try to send the patch ASAP.

  Okay, thanks !
Ideally by Friday since I will release 0.6.4 then, if we could have this
fixed before the realease that would be great :-)


> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
> >> 6. talk XML RPC directly to the server and not use the client APIs
> >
> > After looking at the scope of the APIs, I'm inclined to say we should
> > take option 6. The current impl
> >
> >  - libvirt one driver -> one C client
> >  - one C client is a wrapper around one C++ client
> >  - one C++ client talks to XMLRPC-C C++ library
> >  - XMLRPC-C C++ library is a wrapper around XMLRPC-C library
> >
> > So, not only do we currently have a license problem, but we're pulling in the
> > whole C++ runtime for no particularly good reason or benefit. The APIs being
> > invoked from the libvirt ONE driver are pretty simple - even the C++ client
> > library is a merely couple of 100 lines of code. So I think its pretty easy
> > to just have the libvirt one driver use xmlrpc C library directly.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Daniel

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