[Libvir] PATCH: Add missing APIs to python binding

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Jan 21 13:58:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 04:04:46AM -0500, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 05:23:46PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > The python binding is missing all the APIs relating to CPU pinning and
> > schedular parameters because they are too hard for the generator to manage.
> [...]
> > The generator fails on the C code part of the bindings completely, so that
> > is hand-written. It also fails on the python part of the bindings, but
> > the way the generator is structured doesn't enable us to hand-write the 
> > python part for methods within objects :-( So I have basically just editted
> > the generator to blacklist all the out-parameters, and blacklist the in
> > parameters which specify list lengths.
>   I'm not sure why you had to patch the generator.py , could you explain
> a bit ? Also I don't see in the patch any extra entry in 
> python/libvirt-python-api.xml , its purpose is to help the generator
> writing the python side of the bindings for hand generated ones. So i 
> wonder if the two are not related.

I've no idea what python/libvirt-python-api.xml does - it just seems to
duplicate info already in docs/libvirt-api.xml ?

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