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Re: [libvirt] [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: allow an <emulator> to be selected in the domain config XML



On Wed, 2013-05-01 at 16:40 +0100, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> > This is still all advanced usage, the majority of users should specify
> > neither the version nor the path, libxl will just do the right thing for
> > them. If the libvirt bindings is trying to insert a path in the "pick a
> > sane default" case then it should stop trying to do this and just let
> > libxl DTRT.
> >   
> 
> Yes, I agree.  But if a user specifies <emulator>/bla/bla</emulator>,
> how should libvirt populate device_model_version?  Is it expected that
> qemu-xen-traditional will always be the 0.10.2 version?  If so, libxl
> could DTRT by setting device_model_version to qemu-xen-traditional when
> detecting the the requested emulator version in 0.10.2.

qemu-xen-traditional certainly won't be getting any version bumps
(certainly not for the first two numbers, I suppose there is a
vanishingly small chance for the third one), so if that is the version
it reports then that might work.

Ian.


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