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

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Jan 27 19:49:49 UTC 2014

On 01/27/2014 09:16 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the suggestion, I added that as an option as well.

- Cole

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