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Re: [libvirt] how to pass qemu options?



Stefan de Konink wrote:
> On Thu, 15 May 2008, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> 
>> Stefan de Konink wrote:
>>> Adding features that are enabled with #ifdef HAVE_DEVELOPMENT would be a
>>> good thing.
>> No.  Compile time options are evil, most of the time.  I wanna use the
>> standard fedora libvirt package for my work (except when hacking libvirt
>> itself, obviously).  "Oh, you can do foo, but you have to recompile with
>> --enable-foo first." is a non-starter.
> 
> If you are a developer and want to develop something, I think it a great
> thing to have a developement package or distro. If you want to have the
> same features as others, you are no more than a user and want something
> stable.

Rubbish.  Just because I'm a developer it doesn't mean I want unstable
software.  And that users don't need debugging features is wrong too.
Think bug reports:  Asking some user which reports a bug to flip some
config bit to enable debug logging usually works fine.  Asking them to
rebuild the app to compile in debug logging usually doesn't fly.

cheers,
  Gerd

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