[PATCH] libxl: Turn on user aliases

Jim Fehlig jfehlig at suse.com
Thu Mar 3 03:42:40 UTC 2022

On 3/2/22 01:29, Peter Krempa wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 01, 2022 at 09:40:30 -0700, Jim Fehlig wrote:
>> On 2/17/22 04:56, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>>> When I implemented user aliases I've invented this
>>> virDomainDefFeatures flag so that individual drivers can signal
>>> support for user provided aliases. The reasoning was that a
>>> device alias might be part of guest ABI, or used in a different
>>> way then in QEMU. Well, neither applies to the libxl driver, so
>>> it's safe to allow user aliases there.
>> I suppose it is safe, but does it make sense since aliases are not used by
>> the driver in any way, and not supported by libxl?
> In that case at least the libvirt side user-visible aspect of it does
> make sense. Users can pick a stable alias for their device if they care
> about that for any reason.

Nod, agree it does make sense :-).


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