[libvirt] Mac Port of Libvirt

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Sep 8 07:17:20 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 11:43:41AM -0700, Yushu Yao wrote:
> Thanks Daniel,
> >   Now support for local virtualization (QEmu for example) would be a more
> > complex issue but probably not much  more complex than existing linux
> > hypervisor support.
> Why is this more complex? Could you please explain a bit more?

  Because that's code which would have to be designed/ported, instead of
just recompiling completely generic code which has already been ported
to Windows.

> By the way, with libvirt, can I control a hypervisor without the libvirtd
> running with root privilege (or even without libvirtd running at all?)?

  You should not assume this is possible.


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