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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 2/3] Detect newer qemu-kvm versions



On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 03:53:15PM +0200, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 09:02:40PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > The KVM version string can be one of the following:
> > 
> >   - qemu-kvm-x.y.z in stable releases
> >   - kvm-XX for kvm versions up to kvm-85
> >   - qemu-kvm-devel-XX for kvm version kvm-86 and later
> 
>   Any chance to secure an API in the future from those guys ?
> 
> But anyway we need to deal with the mess so ...

In 95% of cases we can ignore the version numbers. We aim to detect
new command line features from the help output. And for monitor 
commands we just try them and catch failure. We just needed this
version number for a couple of hacks not covered by those two 
approaches

Daniel
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