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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/5] Public API to allow defining new domain using OVA file



On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 05:26:24PM -0800, Ata Bohra wrote:
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> 
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> > NACK,  as I said with previous postings, this does not belong in
> > libvirt APIs, it should be built as a layer above. 
> [AB]: Thanks for reviewing this Daniel. I completly understand the concern of 
> not making it part of libvirt API, but as discussed in other thread (https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2012-December/msg00385.html) I was unable to find API supported way to 
> upload OVA disk to the ESX server (which is an integral part of OVA install). 

See the virStorageVolUpload API.

> >Further this API design fundamentally flawed as it is assuming the hypervisor
> > driver can access files that are on the libvirt application
> > machine which is not the case in general.
> [AB]: If possible please suggest if there can be any other way to overcome          this design flaw.  
> Further, there are two unrealted reviews that I posted fixing issues with
> exisitng ESX driver, it would be useful if someone can review them.

Again see the design of the virStorageVolUpload API

Daniel
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