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Re: [Libvir] [patch 4/7] Add autostart QEMU implementation



On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 19:36 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 07:26:31PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Actually implement the autostart API in qemud by saving
> > autostart configs to a specific directory.
> 
> I think its desirable to keep all the master config files in the
> same directory, because it gives a sanity check of name uniqueness
> for files. Instead just create a symlink into the autostart directory
> in the same way the XenD recommendation works. So setting/getting
> autostart flag is just a matter of stat()'ing the symlink or using
> symlink()/unlink() to change it.

	Yeah, I considered doing that but pretty much hated the idea ... but
for no real concrete reason.

	One good reason to use symlinks might be the failure case in
SetAutostart() - you don't have to worry about failing to delete the old
config file.

	I'll hack it up tomorrow.

Cheers,
Mark.


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