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Re: [libvirt] Mac Port of Libvirt



On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 09:42:32AM -0700, Yushu Yao wrote:
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> 
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> On 9/8/08 12:17 AM, "Daniel Veillard" <veillard redhat com> wrote:
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> > On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 11:43:41AM -0700, Yushu Yao wrote:
> >> 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?
> > 
> >   Because that's code which would have to be designed/ported, instead of
> > just recompiling completely generic code which has already been ported
> > to Windows.
> > 
> >> By the way, with libvirt, can I control a hypervisor without the libvirtd
> >> running with root privilege (or even without libvirtd running at all?)?
> > 
> >   You should not assume this is possible.
> 
> Just curious, why there is an option "--without-libvirtd" in configure?
> (Which actually works and make will not produce libvirtd.exe)

The primary use is for people building on Windows, who want to get the
libvirt client APIs, but not the server daemon. It lets them managed 
Linux hosts from Windows.

Daniel
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