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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] add cd and pwd commands to virsh

On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 01:00:34PM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> This patch adds cd and pwd commands to virsh.  These can be useful
> together with commands that refer to files in the local file systems,
> especially save and restore.
> I explicitly decided not to provide any other command, e.g. mkdir,
> to avoid going down a slippery slope (now you want mkdir, tomorrow
> ls and rm and so on...).  If anything, it would be possible to add
> a generic shell command---but cd cannot be implemented that way,
> so pwd shall remain the sole "exception".
> I did not implement "cd -".
> Ok?

  Fine by me but I would wait after 0.6.5, so next week to push this.
Note that path get absolutized when entering libvirt itself, and if
you're using a remote connection the path is absolutized locally, and
transmitted as absolute to the remote end.


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