[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] Re: Supporting hypervisor specific APIs in libvirt

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Thu Mar 25 08:49:28 UTC 2010

On 03/25/2010 10:26 AM, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
> On 24/03/10 21:40, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>> If so, what C clients you expected beyond libvirt?
>> Users want a C API.  I don't agree that libvirt is the only C 
>> interface consumer out there.
> (I've seen this written too many times ...)
> How do you know that ? did you do a poll or something where *actual* 
> users vote/tell ?
> From my point of view, i wouldn't want to write a high level 
> management toolstack in C, specially
> since the API is well defined JSON which is easily available in all 
> high level language out there.

Strongly agreed.  Even the managementy bits of qemu (anything around 
QObject) are suffering from the lowleveledness of C.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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