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Re: [virt-tools-list] adding support for boot.fedoraproject.org in virt-manager.



On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:22:12AM -0500, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 01/15/2013 09:56 AM, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > what do you think about adding support for boot.fedoraproject.org in
> > virt-manager.
> > 
> > I mean creating a virtual machine and booting and installing from
> > boot.fedoraproject.org
> 
> It's been requested before, I closed as WONTFIX:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745440
> 
> I don't really think it's different or beneficial enough to deliberately
> promote in the UI. If users are interested it's not hard to enable.
> 
> When we switch to using libosinfo we can start looking at an auto-ish install
> method where a user tells virt-manager the OS they want and we go fetch the
> kernel/initrd automatically. But I still don't think that would use
> boot.fedoraproject.org.

Also once we switch to GTK3 we could look at enabling libpeas support
which would allow people to write standalone plugins for virt-manager
to extend its UI, without requiring everything to be in-tree.

Daniel
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