[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

[Libvir] Re: [et-mgmt-tools] ANNOUNCE: virt-viewer release 0.0.1

On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 04:10:52PM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> > To connect to the guest with ID 7 running under QEMU
> > 
> >    virt-viewer --connect qemu:///system 7
> Can we *please* think about a standardized environment variable to set
> the default for --connect and which all tools are looking at?

Yes, this would be useful.

> virsh has VIRSH_DEFAULT_CONNECT_URI for that.
> I'd like to have *one* variable used by *all* libvirt-based tools,
> virt-viewer, virt-manager, virsh, ...  We could simply reuse the virsh
> variable, or we could pick some other name without virsh in there,
> preferable also shorter and thus easier to remember.  VIRT_URI maybe?

We should probably apply the change to libvirt, so that if 'NULL' is used
for the connect URI for virConnectOpen, and VIRT_CONNECT_URI is set, then
NULL gets substituted with the value of the env variable.

|=- Red Hat, Engineering, Emerging Technologies, Boston.  +1 978 392 2496 -=|
|=-           Perl modules: http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/              -=|
|=-               Projects: http://freshmeat.net/~danielpb/               -=|
|=-  GnuPG: 7D3B9505   F3C9 553F A1DA 4AC2 5648 23C1 B3DF F742 7D3B 9505  -=| 

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]