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Re: [Libvir] [PATCH] return 0 networks if Network driver not implemented



On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 04:23:38PM -0400, Mark Johnson wrote:
> This handles net-list, etc. a little more gracefully for Xen.

I'm not so sure about this one.

 a. Xen does have support for net-list which is currently done via the
    (badly named) libvirt_qemud daemon. Though the network stuff would
    certainly require porting to Solaris for the bridge.c and the
    iptables.c  files at the very least.

 b. If the network driver isn't available - as with many other of the
    APIs - its standard practice for us to return a not implemented
    error. I think its important to keep this distinction between
    implemented, but no networks defined, vs  not implemented at all.

What end-application scenario were trying to address with these change ?

I know virt-manager will complain once a second about the network functions
if they return not implemented. This is on my list of things to fix in
virt-manager though - once its tried once & found networking is unavailable
it should stop trying & thus stop spewing warning messages after the first
one.

Regards,
Dan.
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