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Re: [libvirt] Google Summer of Code 2013 ideas wiki open



On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:39 PM, harryxiyou <harryxiyou gmail com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 12:22 AM, Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote:
>> On 04/15/2013 09:16 AM, harryxiyou wrote:
>>>> I could be if you want, but the question is which project you are focusing
>>>> on? This one or the renaming APIs? And as far as I got from the wiki page,
>>>> we generally don't want the student fails, and the renaming APIs work is
>>>> much simpler than this one, and thus more possible to succeed in 12 weeks.
>>>>
>>>> So Personally I'd suggest adding the renaming APIs as a project into the
>>>> wiki
>>>> instead.
>>>
>>> Yup, renaming APIs should be a project into the wiki. Thanks, let me rephrase
>>> my idea for Libvirt storage during GSOC again.
>>>
>>>
>>> Project name: The renaming APIs support for all objects.
>>>
>>> Summary: Adding 'rename' API support for all objects, for all objects,
>>> that is to say, not only for storage volume but also for storage pool,
>>> snapshots, etc.
>>
>> This indeed feels like a reasonable project, where there is enough work
>> to do to fill up 12 weeks of good effort while still having something
>> measurable to commit, and where the design is known enough in advance
>> that it won't be stalled by developer discussion on correct design.
>
> I have got some ideas for realizing 'Add rename APIs for all objects'.
> See http://code.google.com/p/gsocxy/wiki/GeneralDesignForRenameAPIs
> in details. So first, i will finish *Rename storage volume* for offline storage
> driver(inactive object). I consider that it would be like a command like this
> 'virsh vol-rename xxx' so i could refer to 'virsh vol-clone xxx'. I can find
> patches for 'vol-clone' here.
> http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commitdiff;h=6852c88fc71a02b107d3beb90f13dce90b4784b2
> I will analyze vol-clone's thoughts and design for 'Rename storage volume'
> and then program for my thoughts. At last, give some tests and submit
> my patches for 'Rename storage volume' to upstream. Are my thoughts
> all right? Could anyone please give me some suggestions? Thanks
> in advance ;-)
>

Of course, i will give my *Checklist* for these stuffs ;-)

--
Thanks
Harry Wei


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