[RFC] Adding docker driver to libvirt

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Thu Apr 16 13:49:01 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 01:47:39PM +0000, Dmitry Nesterenko wrote:
> > The container based drivers in libvirt have been a bit of a square-peg /
> > round-hole thing. Given that we have a couple of them already (LXC,
> > OpenVZ, VZ), I wouldn't say no to adding a docker one too. The only
> > real issue is having people willing to do the work to implement it and
> > then maintain it thereafter.
> >
> > Describing the scope of the desired work is probably useful....
> Hi all!
> I am that man who will do this work. I think it can be stateless
> driver like hyperv driver from libvirt. Most of calls to the driver
> will bring remote call to docker host by native docker API. So my
> first implementation of docker driver will iclude all calls those
> have realized for hyperv driver now.

What format does the API take ?  Is it a plain REST API we will
call via the existing libcurl dependancy in libvirt ?

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