[libvirt] [RFC] Automatically sync time on domain resume?

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Oct 13 15:38:02 UTC 2015

On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 08:46:13AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 10/13/2015 06:20 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >> There's of course the obvious solution - not change anything and have
> >> mgmt apps calling two separate APIs - like they oughtta be doing today.
> > 
> > That's the right solution IMHO
> > 
> >> What's your view?
> > 
> > I see no compelling reason to add anything to the API or implementation.
> > We provide enough functionality already to deal with this scenario. Trying
> > to overload multiple operations into a single API "for convenience" ends
> > up not being convenient at all, due to the error reporting scenarios you
> > mention. I don't see any real burden on applications to call these
> > existing APIs when they wish to.
> I still think virsh can be taught the convenience method. I agree that
> the lowlevel libvirt.so entry points don't need convenience, but we have
> already established that virsh is perfectly capable of doing 2 or more
> low-level API calls under a single command, in part because virsh has
> decent error reporting about which step of the sequence fails.

Oh sure, virsh could do this. I was only considering the API.

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