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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v3 libvirt 3/3] qemu: add support for MTP filesystem

On 08/20/2014 06:19 AM, Giuseppe Scrivano wrote:
> Michal Privoznik <mprivozn redhat com> writes:
>> Question that pops up immediately: do we want to commit to something
>> that even qemu developers don't believe yet? What will happen when
>> qemu decides to switch to 'root' attribute again? Libvirt will have to
>> adapt which won't work with older qemus supporting 'x-root' only.
> I am not sure how usually libvirt deals with these cases, but to me it
> seems like that we should use the "stable" attribute name; or just
> postpone this series/feature.
>> And what's this desc= attribute for anyway? I've put in several
>> different values and it seems to me like nothing changed.
> it is the name given to the MTP share on the guest, I see it displayed
> in the guest, at least Nautilus shows it.

Is the use of 'root'/'x-root' mandatory?  Is it something where we can
commit to only a stable subset of the interface, with no way to name the
root, and extend it later?

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

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