[libvirt] libvirt will create two guest with the same name, but with different UUIDs

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Apr 30 10:38:56 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 10:12:02AM -0700, Kaitlin Rupert wrote:
> Hi,
> libvirt allows you to create two guests with same name, but with 
> different UUIDs.
> This causes some problems in the reporting though. virsh will report 
> that a guest is running (when it isn't). This also causes some confusion 
> for the dominfo call - virsh will only return info for one of the 
> guests.  I've seen similar issues when using the virDomainLookupByName() 
> API.
> I suspect all the issues are the same bug, but I haven't had a chance to 
>  track down where.

This is a known issue and i have patches epnding to fix it.

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