[libvirt] [RFC] Porting Qemu driver to FreeBSD

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Tue Nov 20 23:39:50 UTC 2012

On 11/20/2012 10:07 AM, Roman Bogorodskiy wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently I have picked up Sean's and Hiren's activities in porting
> Qemu driver on FreeBSD.
> At this point I have the basics working. Meaning that these things
> work:
>  - Basic host commands (version, nodeinfo, etc)
>  - Can perform basic operations on the VM (start, stop, destroy, etc)
>  - Basic bridging (bridge creation/removing, adding/removing interfaces,
>    setting addresses etc)
> Currently I keep FreeBSD specific info here:
> https://github.com/novel/fbsd-libvirt/blob/freebsd/README-freebsd

Thanks for your porting efforts.  Is this something where you have split
it into a series of patches worth incorporating upstream?

> The code is available here: https://github.com/novel/fbsd-libvirt/tree/freebsd
> Current changes could be observed here:
> https://github.com/novel/fbsd-libvirt/compare/upstream_master...freebsd
> I would appreciate your thoughts and feedback on that topic.

You're more likely to get feedback by posting actual patches here,
rather than pointing us to a repo and expecting us to crawl through the
differences.  But here's hoping we can improve the code base as a result
of your efforts.

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

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