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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qapi-schema.json: Reformat TargetType enum to one-per-line



On 24 May 2013 22:38, Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote:
> I think knowing the architecture (such as x86 vs. pseries ppc) is used
> by libvirt to know what default devices the board supports (for example,
> whether usb is present by default).

...but this is a per-board question, since (for instance) some
ARM boards have USB and some do not, some have PCI and some
do not, and so on.

> There's probably still room for
> improvement for communication between libvirt and qemu on what exactly
> is being supported, and knowing an architecture type may be too broad of
> a knob compared to what is really wanted, except that I don't have a
> good handle on what is really wanted.

It does sound like we could use a more specific enquiry mechanism.

-- PMM


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