[libvirt] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/6] Allow multiple monitor devices (v2)

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Thu Apr 9 14:19:28 UTC 2009

Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On 04/09/09 16:03, Avi Kivity wrote:
>> I don't want multiplexed monitor sessions, at all.
> I'm very happy to finally see them.  Finally one can run vms with 
> libvirt and *still* access the monitor for debugging and development 
> purposes.

Right, I like them for that purpose as well.  But not for ordinary control.

>> I want async
>> notifications added to a single monitor session. That too could be
>> implemented today (as simple as a term_printf("notification: ...\n");
> No.  It is simple on the qemu side only.  Parsing notifications poping 
> up at random places in the stream is more complex.

I don't understand why, if there's a common prefix.

Everywhere you expect (qemu), also expect notification:.

I have a truly marvellous patch that fixes the bug which this
signature is too narrow to contain.

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