[Libguestfs] Plan for libguestfs 1.28

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Oct 10 08:07:51 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 04:03:26PM +0800, Zhi Yong Wu wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 11:40:03AM +0800, Zhi Yong Wu wrote:
> >> HI, Richard
> >>
> >> Is there any plan to make daemon to directly run on the hypervisor,
> >> not starting a guest? e.g. directly export a guest image to be a block
> >> device on the hypervisor?
> >
> > Not in 1.28, but adding lxc:// support to the libvirt backend
> > (src/launch-libvirt.c) would be fairly easy.
> >
> > It's an idea that has been kicked around before on the list, eg:
> >
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2014-January/msg00296.html
> It's not what i said, i mean that when you run virt-resize, it doesn't
> start a appliance guest. You know, it will bring up a lot of troubles
> or risks if a guest is started.

There are no risks as far as I'm aware.  What kind of troubles/risks?


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