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

Jan Kiszka jan.kiszka at siemens.com
Thu Apr 9 14:56:24 UTC 2009

Avi Kivity wrote:
> 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.

How do you want to differentiate? What further complications would this
bring us?

>>> 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:.

Please no more async notifications to the monitors. They are just ugly
to parse, at least for us humans. I don't want to see any notification
in the middle of my half-typed command e.g.


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