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Re: [libvirt] Add new API for accessing remote guest text console

On 17-08-2010 19:02, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The 'virsh console' command has been an oddity that only works
> when run locally, as the same UID as the QEMU instance. This
> is because it directly opens /dev/pty/XXX. This introduces a
> formal API for accessing consoles that uses the virStreamPtr
> APIs. Now any app can open consoles anywhere it can connect
> to libvirt

I don't (right now, at least) have any comments on the patches
themselves, but I can't help but wonder what other wonderful
improvements you've got in your pipeline. I spent at least a couple of
hours on something like this a couple of weeks ago, but had I known that
you were already doing it, I wouldn't have wasted my time.

So, in an effort to not duplicate efforts, perhaps everyone who's
working on something reasonably big (certainly stuff like this, but also
smaller change sets) could put a list up somewhere for all to see?
Perhaps such a list already exists and I just don't know about it?

Soren Hansen
Ubuntu Developer

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