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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 00/23 v2] Add support for detecting QEMU capabilities via QMP



On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Daniel P. Berrange
<berrange redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 04:20:50PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> This is a followup to
>>
>>   https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2012-September/msg00643.html
>>
>> As of QEMU 1.2 libvirt is supposed to stop parsing -help and instead
>> use various QMP commands to detect capabilities. Before we can do this,
>> the current QEMU capabilities code needs a serious cleanup and some
>> refactoring. The first half of this series does that major preparation
>> work, and the rest adds the new monitor commands and finally uses
>> them to detect capabilities.
>>
>> Currently we consider "capabilities" to just refer to flags we detect
>> from -help. This series expands to cover all the things we detect
>> from QEMU, specifically including machine types, CPU definitions
>> and architecture. It introduces a single object to track all this
>> data and a centralized caching mechanism so we never re-query data
>> we already have somewhere.
>
> Since 0.10.2 is out of the door, it'd be desirable to get this patch
> series into the tree sooner rather than later, since it conflicts every
> time someone adds support for a new capability in the QEMU driver :-)
>
>
> Daniel
> --

So I started looking at this series but it appears quite a few of the
patches got ACKs and some got refactored. Maybe push up to what got
ACK'd and rebase the rest and repost?

-- 
Doug Goldstein


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