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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH 0/4] Add customization capabilities to virt-sysprep

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 06:34:22PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> When I actually started investigating how to do this, I realized it is
> fearsomely complicated because basically every guest type has its own
> method to do this, and they even change frequently between versions
> (eg. gconf -> dconf, GNOME vs KDE etc).  Since the --firstboot
> parameter effectively gives this capability to system administrators
> (albeit they need to work out how to do it themselves), I think it may
> be a good idea to invest the time making sure --firstboot is
> bullet-proof, and *not* implement specific customizations like this.

The contrary argument being that we ought to do the hard work on
behalf of system administrators, in case that wasn't clear.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.

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