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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 4/4] Add support for qemu's guestfwd



On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 04:07:41PM +0000, Matthew Booth wrote:
> This patch allows the following to be specified in a qemu domain:
> 
> <channel type='pipe'>
>   <source path='/tmp/guestfwd'/>
>   <target type='guestfwd' address='10.0.2.1' port='4600'/>
> </channel>

Patch looks good.

I wonder about using type='guestfwd' and whether that name is too
specific to qemu.  Do other hypervisors have a similar feature?  Could
we s/guestfwd/forward-tcp-out/ or something like that?  Are we
planning to also support hostfwd (which is guestfwd in reverse)?

Rich.

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