[libvirt] Report guest IPs as XML or struct?

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Wed Nov 14 16:56:05 UTC 2012

On 11/14/2012 09:25 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 05:06:08PM +0100, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>> I've proposed both approaches in the past. However, none of them was
>> accepted as we ought to agree on $subj first. Frankly, both makes sense
>> to me, both has advantages and disadvantages.

> IMHO, we should focus solely on interface address configuration
> and aim to provide an API equivalent to getifaddrs(3). This means
>   - Name
>   - Type
>   - Prefix
>   - Address
>   - Broadcast addresss or P2p destination address
>   - Hardware address
> and nothing more, in a fixed struct.

Using a fixed-size struct works for me as well.

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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