[Libvir] [PATCH][RFC] libvirt ldoms support

John Levon levon at movementarian.org
Wed Apr 9 23:40:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 02:38:34PM -0500, Eunice Moon wrote:

> >> static vshCmdDef commands[] = {
> >>     {"help", cmdHelp, opts_help, info_help},
> >>+#ifndef WITH_LDOMS
> >>     {"attach-device", cmdAttachDevice, opts_attach_device, 
> >>     info_attach_device},
> >You shouldn't need to comment out unsupported commands.  They will
> >return an error if they aren't supported.  In fact, QEMU, KVM and
> >OpenVZ only support a subset of the available operations.
> >
> OK.  I will remove all these #ifdef WITH_LDOMS here.

I'd personally strongly prefer:

> >However if you want to propose a more general patch which allows virsh
> >to determine which operations are supported on the current connection,
> >then I'm all for it.  Some of the infrastructure is in place to do
> >this already.

It's particularly unfriendly to the user to have a whole bunch of
apparent commands that actually don't work.

(I'd also note that your PSARC case was approved with the commands not


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