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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Introduce virt-console



On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 01:45:50PM +0000, John Levon wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 01:28:37PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 
> > > +libexec_PROGRAMS = virt-console
> > 
> > This can just be bin_PROGRAMS - not need to hide it outside of
> > /usr/bin - its fine to let users just run virt-console directly
> > if they wish
> 
> Solaris policy is not to introduce plumbing into the user's PATH.
> virt-console is undocumented and there is no advantage to running it
> directly. If it were in PATH we would have to document it, and we have
> no intention of doing that...

This is the same as the Fedora policy too.  If users aren't meant to
use virt-console directly then it should be in libexec as you say.

Rich.

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