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

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Thu Mar 25 13:48:57 UTC 2010

On 03/25/2010 03:44 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> On 03/25/2010 07:37 AM, Avi Kivity wrote:
>> On 03/25/2010 02:33 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> There's a whole world of C based management toolstacks (CIM).
>> Gratefully I know very little about CIM, but isn't it language 
>> independent?
>> The prominent open source implementation, pegasus, is written in C++.
> There is also SFCB which is written in C.


> But an awful lot of the providers for pegasus are written in C.

But we're concerned with only one, the virt provider.  None of the 
others will use libqemu?

> The point is, C is a lowest common denominator and it's important to 
> support in a proper way.

Problem is, it means horrible support for everyone else.

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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