[PATCH v6 3/4] remove sysconfig files
Daniel P. Berrangé
berrange at redhat.com
Tue Jan 11 10:10:30 UTC 2022
On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 10:05:41AM +0000, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 09:56:30AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 09:51:05AM +0000, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 10:21:32AM +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > > > Mon, 3 Jan 2022 03:18:11 -0800 Andrea Bolognani <abologna at redhat.com>:
> > > > > The fact that we still QEMU_AUDIO_DRV and SDL_AUDIODRIVER in the
> > > > > service file even after your changes goes against this principle.
> > > >
> > > > So what should be done about these?
> > > >
> > > > I think whoever added support for these environment variables a couple
> > > > of decades ago failed to provide proper documentation. Or perhaps
> > > > whoever wrote the "sound" section of formatdomain.html.in failed to
> > > > recognize the existence of these environment variables.
> > >
> > > Dan, do you think it would be okay to simply drop these from the
> > > service/sysconfig file? IIUC we have a proper way to set them on a
> > > per-domain level now.
> > I don't think we need todo anything differentl - Olaf's patches
> > are fine in this respect already IMHO. Certainly we don't need
> > to add more documentation about these than already exists as we
> > don't need to encourage more usage.
> Right, I got a bit caught up in the details and sort of lost track of
> the initial discussion. I never had a problem with Olaf's changes
> with respect to those variable, as they basically maintain the status
> quo. But, what you're saying is that there are still valid use cases
> for setting those in the service file, and we can't quite get rid of
> them yet - or possibly ever?
Never say never, but think "5+ years away" before they'd be something
to consider getting rid of.
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