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Re: [Libvir] Re: Next features and target for development



On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 09:05:11AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote:
> DV> you really want a pointer to an existing connection, not an URI
> DV> and hostname. Sure you could get the virConnectPtr based on the
> DV> URI, but it's better to rely on the user to do that step
> DV> independantly.
> 
> So that implies that in order to perform a migration with libvirt, the
> user will need the libvirt daemon running and accessible on the remote
> machine, is that right? 

  yes

> If so, why should this be necessary?

  Because from an API point of view if you do a migration to some
hypervisor, you're likely to need a connection to that hypervisor in
the application anyway, so it's better to have the registration and
the migration separate. Simplifies coding, error handling etc ...

Daniel

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