[PATCH RFC 1/2] qemu: use "-accel" option to specify accelerator instead of "-machine"

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Mon Jan 11 09:39:20 UTC 2021

On 11/01/21 10:27, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> We use a fallback for capabilities probing (in qemuProcessQMPLaunch) so
> in case the old -machine type,accel=... way is going to be deprecated,

Most likely not.  We've gotten better at making the "old ways" just 
syntactic sugar for the "new ways" without keeping messy code around the 
whole codebase, so deprecation is not always that appealing.


> we need to be able to detect whether multiple -accel options are allowed
> and use -machine otherwise.

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