[libvirt] Supporting dynamic bridge names

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Tue Apr 21 19:01:26 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 01:12:26PM +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 10:45:19AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >>> The problem with this approach is that the bridge name potentially
> >>> ends up being different every time the virtual network is started.
> >>> The bridge name needs to be stable, 
> >> Why? I can't remember ever having to refer to it, and if I did, I can
> >> get that information at runtime by parsing the output from "virsh
> >> net-dumpxml <name of the network>". What am I not thinking of? :)
> > The non-QEMU drivers I'm afraid. 
> Ah, I see. I've not spent much time with those. Longer term, would it
> perhaps make sense to let them specify the name of the network they want
> to use like we do for the QEMU driver?
> Updated patch:

  Okay makes sense, I just had to fix a couple of Tabs but it's in CVS,

   thanks !


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