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



On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 03:13:13PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 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.

  Yup that sounds reasonnable, we should update the documentation too in
that case, but sounds fine to me,

Daniel

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