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Re: [Libvir] [PATCH] fix to allow usage of flags when saving XML



On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 03:35:43PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > As pointed by Jay Gagnon on IRC, virDomainGetXMLDesc() was failing
> >if the flags value was non-NULL, and looking at the source we still
> >had a check there to fail if flags is non-zero (and we define 2
> >flags in virDomainXMLFlags, so this is clearly broken),
> 
> +1 for the patch.
> 
> We define two flags of interest:
> 
> VIR_DOMAIN_XML_SECURE = 1, /* dump security sensitive informations too */
> VIR_DOMAIN_XML_INACTIVE = 2/* dump inactive domain informations */
> 
> Of these only 'SECURE' is actually used.  I'm not quite sure what the 
> second one means, since to dump an inactive domain you'd just call 
> virDomainGetXMLDesc on the inactive domain (?)

It enables you get the inactive config of a live domain. eg without 
the various runtime attrs added in. Not that we've implemented it
yet, but its fairly easy for the QEMU driver, since we explicitly
store this info.

Dan.
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