[RFC] Adding docker driver to libvirt
nshirokovskiy at virtuozzo.com
Tue Apr 14 06:56:24 UTC 2020
On 12.04.2020 12:39, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 03:30:11PM +0300, nshirokovskiy wrote:
>> Hi, all.
>> Does it make sense to add such a driver? I can't say I have a big picture
>> of docker functionality in mind but at least container lifecycle management
>> and container networking are common to both.
> I think we had something in virt-tools that was able to pull an image from
> docker hub and run it with lxc. Or was it part of sandbox? I don't know.
> Anyway, what would be the benefit of that?
We wanted to add Windows containers to the libvirt API. They are available
under docker API thus the idea to add a docker driver. The docker itself
uses some API to manage Windows containers but this API lacks documentation
thus again the willingness to use just docker API to bring Windows containers
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