[RFC] Adding docker driver to libvirt
mkletzan at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 16:34:37 UTC 2020
On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 09:56:24AM +0300, nshirokovskiy wrote:
>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
Oh, so with that we would be able to manage native containers on Windows? That
might be interesting then. I did not know about that because last time I heard
about containers on Windows docker was running a Linux VM in which it spawned
the containers =D I did not know there's something new now.
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