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Re: [libvirt] Mac Port of Libvirt



Thanks Daniel,

>   Now support for local virtualization (QEmu for example) would be a more
> complex issue but probably not much  more complex than existing linux
> hypervisor support.
Why is this more complex? Could you please explain a bit more?

By the way, with libvirt, can I control a hypervisor without the libvirtd
running with root privilege (or even without libvirtd running at all?)?

Thanks.
-Yushu
 

On 9/5/08 11:27 AM, "Daniel Veillard" <veillard redhat com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 10:19:47AM -0700, Yushu Yao wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> 
>>     Just wondering has anyone successfully ported libvirt to Mac yet?
>> 
>>     If yes, could you give some instructions. If not, is there any plans?
> 
>   Well there is porting, which means just being able to compile it
> without any hypervisor support allowing to do remote access (like for
> the current Windows port) and that should not be too hard on MacOS-X
> due to its UNIX lineage.
>   Now support for local virtualization (QEmu for example) would be a more
> complex issue but probably not much  more complex than existing linux
> hypervisor support.
> 
>   In any case, portability patches are welcome !
> 
> Daniel



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