Experimental LXC provider

Jonathan Lange jml at canonical.com
Mon Jul 18 15:57:24 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Jonathan Lange's message of Mon Jul 18 06:59:22 -0700 2011:
>> On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Gustavo Niemeyer
>> <gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com> wrote:
>> >> I have been hacking on an LXC provider this week, and I believe its basically
>> >> consumable for those who are willing to deal with weirdness.
>> >
>> > That's amazing, Clint!  Let's reserve some time to check it out and
>> > talk about it this week.  I'm eager to know your findings and feelings
>> > about the experience.
>> >
>> Very cool indeed. Almost enough to push me over the edge to start
>> formulating some of my own services.
>> Anything interesting come out of the in-person conversation?
> The most important development that came out of it was just getting
> it running on a couple of other peoples' machines.. working out the
> assumptions and kinks. I actually wish I had done more of this but we
> had quite a few things to accomplish that week.
> These are my current TODO's for getting this into Ensemble:
> * Have a public discussion (here on the ML)
> * Write a spec
> * Get broad acceptance on said spec.
> * Make sure the implementation matches the spec.
> The first two are essential to have accomplished by August 8th, which
> is when we'll all be gathering in Austin for a containers sprint. If
> acceptance isn't done by then, we'll probably need the face time to
> work out an agreement, otherwise we can use it to do some accelerated
> development with the LXC experts on hand.

Very exciting! Thanks for letting us know what's happening.


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