[libvirt] [PATCH 0/5]: Rework iSCSI lun handling

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 16 14:10:42 UTC 2008

Chris Lalancette schreef:
> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>> Chris Lalancette schreef:
>>> 4)  Further lessen our dependence on direct calls to iscsiadm, in case they
>>> change the output in the future.
>> How are you looking against this previous proposed setup where we will 
>> give an updated Makefile to the open-iscsi folks (to build 
>> libopen-iscsi.so) and implement an specific open-iscsi iscsi driver that 
>> uses the exact same functions as open-iscsi does itself?
> Yeah, it's not a bad plan at all.  Someone just needs to work with upstream
> open-iscsi tools to split their stuff out into a library.  I'm totally for this
> type of implementation; not only will we not have to fork and exec for some of
> this stuff, we should be able to get better error messages as well.

The I have looked at there Makefile before, and build this. They already 
mark there 'libraries'. So it would be only one update...

> That being said, until this sort of change makes it upstream, we have to work
> with what we've got at the moment.

True, but also: it will only work with new versions of open-iscsi, so 
the sooner we get the 'fix/enhancement' the more chance our new 
implementation will have.


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