[virt-tools-list] Introducing: virtlib library

Darryl L. Pierce dpierce at redhat.com
Fri Apr 15 13:18:43 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 11:47:06AM +0200, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> On 04/14/2011 10:22 PM, Cole Robinson wrote:
> >On 04/14/2011 02:05 PM, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> >>The goal of the virtlib library is to extract from Virt Manager and
> >>Virt Manager TUI the shared business logic and package it separately
> >>as a reusable library of code.
> >>
> >
> >Just to be clear, a reusable _private_ library of code for tools in the
> >virt-manager umbrella. There isn't any benefit to making this library
> >public at the moment. As far as the code is concerned I assume it
> >shouldn't make a difference (that said I haven't looked at the code yet).
> Wouldn't virtmanagerlib be a more appropriate name? If this ever
> goes public I imagine the names virtlib vs. libvirt will cause a lot
> of confusion in discussions.

I had gone back and forth on ideas for what to name the libraries. I'm
open to better naming for it: this was a first stab placeholder. Though
I don't see it being confused with libvirt at all.

Darryl L. Pierce, Sr. Software Engineer @ Red Hat, Inc.
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