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Re: [libvirt] Question SSH support and libirt on Windows



On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 02:28:44PM +0900, Atsushi SAKAI wrote:
> Hi, Rich
> 
>   I have a question about SSH support of libvirt on Windows.
> Is there any reason for not supporting SSH.

The initial problem is that to use SSH we fork/exec.... not gonna
work on Windows which has no concept of fork/exec. So at the very
least we'd need a completely separate branch of code to deal with
this on Windows.

Co-incidentally I'm in the process of changing all code in libvirt which
uses fork/exec to make use of the 'virRun' and 'virExec' functions in
the util.c file. So if we could figure out an alternate impl of these
virRun & virExec functions for Windows, that'd make it easier to try
SSH support

Daniel
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