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Re: [libvirt] virtio-rng and fd passing



On 03/04/2013 03:24 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>> Then libvirt should also make sure that the XML we allow for non-egd
>> virtio-rng is restricted to the two filenames that won't cause a qemu
>> warning, or even modify the XML to not expose a filename in the first
>> place.  We haven't released libvirt 1.0.3 yet, so we still have a few
>> hours in which such a change could be made before the XML becomes baked
>> by a release.
> 
> We've already released QEMU accepting any file name so we can't remove
> that functionality but I'm very much leaning toward producing such a
> warning for 1.5.
> 
> It's such an easy mistake to make and it's extremely difficult to find
> good information on what you should and shouldn't do.  I think that we
> (QEMU and libvirt) should try hard to steer people in the right
> direction.

It's too late for qemu 1.4, but libvirt 1.0.3 can still get it right.
Proposed libvirt patch coming up soon.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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