[libvirt] ANNOUNCE: virt-xml: Edit libvirt XML with command line options

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Mon Jan 27 14:16:44 UTC 2014

On 01/26/2014 11:24 AM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> I've just pushed a new tool to virt-manager.git called virt-xml. virt-xml uses
> virt-install's command line options to allow building and editing domain XML.
> Best way to describe what it can do is with a bunch of examples:
> See a list of all suboptions that --disk and --network take
>   # virt-xml --disk=? --network=?

> Nothing is set in stone yet, so if anyone has suggestions about the command
> line syntax or any of the above, please speak up: I plan on cutting a new
> virt-manager release with virt-xml within the next few weeks.

Qemu recently changed to use --foo=help rather than --foo=?, so as to
avoid the need for shell quoting to avoid globbing if you have (unusual)
files named ./--foo=a and such in the current directory.  I'd suggest
you do the same.

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

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