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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCHv2 virt-viewer 0/4] Add version field in connection file

----- Mensaje original -----
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 03:15:33PM +0100, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > It might be worthwhile to check for required client version before
> > establishing connection.
> > 
> > (I don't think it's worth to check for each capabilities and
> > protocol
> >  version, this would only explose the number of combinations. I
> >  think
> >  it is better to assume that the min. requirement are checked
> >  during
> >  configure - assuming the respective backend needed are
> >  compiled-in,
> >  otherwise there is already a protocol required check error)
> As with previous posting, IMHO, feature based checks are far better
> than any version checks, precisely because of the assumption you
> mention above - we should not be assuming people turn on every
> feature
> at configure time.

Then again, I am in favour of removing configure options.

And feature checks are not user friendly. We want a simple dialog saying "You need a newer version of virt-viewer". Not a dialog saying something like "You need spice-gtk with dynamic multi-monitor support"...

This is really targeting Windows use case, for which we will provide an "official" build.

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