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Re: [virt-tools-list] [RFC PATCH] add shh option to VM context menu



On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 02:02:06PM +0200, Gerhard Stenzel wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-01 at 13:34 -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > I can understand how this is convenient in some cases but I don't
> > think
> > this is something we want to add to the UI: fundamentally I don't like
> > the idea of having virt-manager launch another terminal, we should be
> > a self contained app.
> 
> Fine with me .. I can always build my own version of virt-manager.

With the introduction of GTK3 it is now possible to use a library
called libpeas to allow arbitrary user supplied plugins for apps.

It would be desirable to get virt-manager working with GTK3 and
then introduce this library so users can experiment with various
extension ideas themselves.

In C at least it is practical to make apps build with either GTK2
or GTK3. It would be worth checking how much pain it is to keep
compat with both GTK2 and GKT3 in Python..


Daniel
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