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



Hi Daniel,

Right now most of us are out of the office, so we will be able to send
the patches by next week. Sorry for this delay :(

Ruben

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
> 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 :-)
>
> Daniel
>
>> 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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