[libvirt] PATCH: 1 of 5: Split network driver out from QEMU

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Oct 6 14:27:49 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 01:23:42PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Due to historical architectural restrictions the virtual network driver
> is actually part of the QEMU driver. The restrictions have long ago
> been removed, so its overdue to move the network driver out of the QEMU
> driver. This patch does this. It is a straight re-factoring with no
> functional change.

I just noticed a bit of renaming in the functions and of course
the initialization changes. The configurability is also a nice bonus.
Looks fine to me, +1

> The only minor pain point is that the network driver stores it config
> files under  /etc/libvirt/qemu/networks, when ideally it would be in
> /etc/libvirt/networks.  This patch leaves the config files where they
> already are, but I'm not too happy about that. I'd like to move them
> to the correct location and just leave a back-compatability symlink
> or something like that.

  can we just consider this a distribution issue, left to the packaging
system to provide the backward compat link ?


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