Basic export conversion of image format

Registered by Arnaud Legendre on 2014-02-14

Glance should be able to provide support for asynchronous operations by the end of Icehouse: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/glance/+spec/async-glance-workers

With this functionality, it will possible to have image format conversion on the fly while exporting an image.

Example:
Glance stores an image in a vmdk format. The administrator wants to get the image in a qcow2 format.
On export the bits (vmdk format) are moved to a temporary location, converted to the export-format and returned to the user as a qcow2 image.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Mark Washenberger
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Arnaud Legendre
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Arnaud Legendre
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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