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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 01/10] docs: don't refer to deprecated 'linux' ostype in example

On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 03:23:16PM -0600, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> On 08/05/2018 03:48 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> > Use preferred name: 'xen'.
> I'd be fine with this change if the actual code used the preferred name too
> :-). E.g. config containing
>   <type arch='x86_64' machine='xenpv'>xen</type>
> will be shown as
>   <type arch='x86_64' machine='xenpv'>linux</type>
> after virsh define; virsh dumpxml. Also, virsh domxml-from-native will
> produce the linux variant.

I was thinking about this and decided to left it intact for backward
compatibility - so config from `virsh dumpxml` will work with very old
libvirt version. But if that would be acceptable, I'd very much like to
change that too. What are opinions about that?

Best Regards,
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
Invisible Things Lab
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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