[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [uq/master PATCH 0/7] x86 CPU subclasses, take 7

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Fri Jan 31 16:52:57 UTC 2014

Il 31/01/2014 17:42, Eduardo Habkost ha scritto:
>> > It looks like only -device would be able to create actual CPU models,
>> > but for -device to work we need as minimum this series and conversion
>> > of CPU features to properties in tree. Then I guess we can override
>> > cannot_instantiate_with_device_add_yet for x86 CPUs.
> Setting cannot_instantiate_with_device_add_yet=false looks much simpler
> than implementing UserCreatable. My question is: may we do that, already
> (once this series gets included), or is there something else holding us
> from doing it?

Once you make something creatable with "-object", the API must not 
change anymore.  So we would have to think twice about that.

Allowing -device may be okay, since in the (very?) long term -device can 
be replaced by -object.  But -object is definitive.


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