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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/2] virsh: Add options for several commands which change domain config

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 05:07:43PM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:
> On 06/21/2011 04:55 PM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> >On 21.06.2011 07:37, Osier Yang wrote:
> >>All of the following 7 commands just provide one option (--persistent)
> >>for user to specify how to affect the domain:
> >>     attach-device
> >>     detach-device
> >>     attach-disk
> >>     detach-disk
> >>     attach-interface
> >>     detach-interface
> >>     update-device
> >>

> >>This patch add two new options (--live, --current), and changes
> >>"--persistent" into "--config", just as other similar commands,
> >I am not fully convinced about this. I mean - it would be nice to have
> >unified options names for these commands, but I am afraid we can't
> >change them.
> That's what I'm worried about too, changing "--persistent" into
> "--config" may affect already existed scripts based on virsh. But
> considering the unification, it might be better to change it.
> Or perhaps we can just leave "--persistent" unchanged, but it
> might be quite confused for user.

  We cannot remove an old flag, so --persistent has to stay.
Now we can add an equivalent --config, which does the same for
unification between commands, but removing --persistent will get a NACK
from me :-)


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