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Re: [Libguestfs] guestfish/libguestfs takes legacy qemu instead of kvm?



On 10/08/10 10:27, Kirby Zhou wrote:
Thanks very much.
BTW, I have a small question, why libguestfs depends on QEMU instead of
libvirt?
If we take libvirt, we can easily run libguestfs with xen, virtualbox,
vmware, etc.

Not quite. There's more to making an appliance run on a target hypervisor than just creating an appropriate domain. The appliance itself must support the target.

However, there's an argument to be made about using libvirt to isolate ourselves from the whims of qemu command-line argument changes.

Matt
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Matthew Booth, RHCA, RHCSS
Red Hat Engineering, Virtualisation Team

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