[Gluster-users] glusterfs development library

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Mon Jan 15 19:14:28 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 2:53 AM, 陈曦 <mrchenx at 126.com> wrote:

> I want to write a python script and visual interface to manage glusterfs,
> such as creating and deleting volumes.This can be easier to manage
> glusterfs。
> But,now ,I execute the glusterfs command using python's
> subprocess.popen function,such as subprocess.Popen(GLUSTER_CMD,
> shell=True,stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE)......
> But this does not feel like a good program, Because it has a serious
> dependence on the shell
> Is there a python or c library/function to execute the glusterfs
> command?So I can develop a better performance, more lightweight script. to
> achieve this optimization script

glusterd2 will provide ReSTful APIs [1] for volume management and will be
available from 4.0. That could be easier for invoking from python.


[1] https://github.com/gluster/glusterd2/wiki/ReST-API
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