[Libvir] [RFC] Device attach/detach on virsh
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Fri May 11 18:19:39 UTC 2007
On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 02:16:51PM -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 06:42:10PM +0900, Masayuki Sunou wrote:
> > Hi
> > I understood as follows.
> > * There is no problem in a proposal 1 and a proposal 2
> > * It is better that the user can choose use of XML and use of command-option
> > by the situation
> > Therefore, I want to add both proposal 1 and proposal 2 to virsh.
> > There is no problem in this opinion?
> > And, I am going to correct about naming.
> > vif --> interface
> > vbd --> disk
> That would be excellent !
> Jet-lag and lack of sleep made me confuse the vif and vbd in the name with
> actual arguments. Changing the names is fine, maybe we can get better
> words: maybe add-netif/remove-netif instead of just using 'interface'
> which is very generic, and maybe using add-block/remove-block instead of
> disk, some devices may actually not be disk (e.g. tape drive), but it's
> just a minor suggestion.
I disagree. We alread use 'interface' and 'disk' in the XML description
of devices, so its better to keep consistent terminology IMHO. tap, floppy,
cdrom, harddisk are all just sub-types of disk - which we deal with by
using the 'device' attribute in the <disk> element.
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