[linux-lvm] Programming interface
zkabelac at redhat.com
Wed Aug 21 08:46:33 UTC 2019
Dne 21. 08. 19 v 9:58 Christoph Pleger napsal(a):
> Some time ago, we wrote an application that uses the lvm2app interface to
> manage volume groups and logical volumes. Of course, the application does not
> work anymore, now that lvm2app has been skipped. So, is there anywhere
> something like a guide how to rewrite code that used the lvm2app interface?
Unfortunatelly there is no API library anymore - we were simply not able to
provide such interface - it's complex task and very low number of developers...
The 'new' idea was to use/provide 'DBus' API - however it's also not a lot of
'traction' :( and it's also missing lot of features and design...
So I'd highly recommend to stick with a call standard lvm2 commands.
String interface is pretty good and easy to construct in all programming
Note - lvs has pretty good formatting capabilities for easy parsing (even in
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