[libvirt] [PATCH v2 05/13] qemu: remove writing to QEMU log file for rename operation

John Ferlan jferlan at redhat.com
Wed Nov 18 21:18:45 UTC 2015

On 11/12/2015 12:19 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The rename operation only works on inactive virtual machines,
> but it none the less writes to the log file used by the QEMU
> processes. This log file is not intended to provide a general
> purpose audit trail of operations performed on VMs. The audit
> subsystem has recording of important operations. If we want
> to extend that to cover all significant public APIs that is
> a valid thing to consider, but we shouldn't arbitrarily log
> specific APIs into the QEMU log file in the meantime.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com>
> ---
>  src/qemu/qemu_driver.c | 28 ----------------------------
>  1 file changed, 28 deletions(-)

Seems reasonable.  Of course one could have "renamed" the log file to
use the new name in order to keep all the history of the same machine
(the uuid seems to remain constant).



More information about the libvir-list mailing list