[libvirt] Add <console> support
cfergeau at redhat.com
Mon Dec 5 16:13:54 UTC 2011
On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 01:35:52PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 02:40:03PM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> > Hi,
> > This patch series adds support for setting <console> nodes as has been
> > discussed in the "[PATCH libvirt-glib 02/15] Add objects for dealing with
> > <console> devices" thread.
> > It introduces a GVirConfigDomainChardev which derives from
> > GVirConfigDomainDevice. The actual classes to create <console>, <serial>,
> > <parallel> nodes will inherit from this parent class.
> > Then we have GVirConfigDomainChardevSource which derives from
> > GVirConfigObject (with a dummy root node name) and from which derives
> > GVirConfigDomainChardevSourcePty.
> > A GVirConfigDomainChardevSourcePty is associated to a
> > GVirConfigDomainConsole object through GVirConfigDomainChardev::add_source.
> > Maybe it should be ::set_source, I'm unsure... The code from ::add_source
> > directly messes with the xml nodes so a careful review won't hurt :)
> > At this point I consider this to be at least 50% RFC so we can still
> > redesign the whole thing.
> I think it looks ok to me, if we use 'set_source' as you suggest, since
> there is only one which can be associated at a time.
Ok, there can be several source nodes for UDP if I understand
http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsCharUDP correctly, but with
the approach I took, they can all be wrapped in a single
I'll rename the method and resend the series then.
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