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Re: [Libvir] virDomainDump() API (equivalent to xm dump) in libvirt?

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 10:12:57AM +0100, Karel Zak wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 11:52:01PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > A good sanity check for a proposal is to ask yourself - how would this
> > be implemented & data represented for QEMU or  UserModeLinux, or VMWare. 
> > If you can think of plausible implementations / representations then 
> > that's a good sign the proposal isn't too Xen specific.
>  Yes, I understand. But what if we found a feature which is supported
>  by Xen and VMWare, but is not supported by QEMU? What if we will in
>  future want to support other virtualization project which is poor for
>  features? Is possible write libvirt based application which is really
>  useful, but independent on a virtualization technology? 

It's an API design issue, not a problem of accepting or rejecting features.
Don't get focused on the wrong issue :-)


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