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Re: [libvirt] [libvirt-glib] Keep domain devices list sorted



On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 1:03 AM, Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote:
> On 03/06/2012 03:27 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
>> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
>>
>> While we don't guarantee the order of devices in the list returned from
>> gvir_domain_get_devices(), its not a bad idea to keep them sorted the
>> same way we get them from configuration (XML).
>
> Actually, if I understand things right, preserving order _is_ important
> to guarantee.  For example, with older XML that lacked per-device <boot
> order='n'/>, libvirt would determine which order devices are presented
> to guest BIOS boot order based on their position within XML.

Well, I agree. You only need to convince Christophe on this. :)

-- 
Regards,

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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