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



On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:53:41PM +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> 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?

I'm in the process of working through all the RFE bugs against libvirt
to put together a semi-formal 'roadmap' that we can publish. People
could then put their names against items if they intend todo them.

Regards,
Daniel
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