[virt-tools-list] [libosinfo] Detection tool should set env for media ID

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) zeeshanak at gnome.org
Thu Nov 24 14:10:44 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 4:03 PM, Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 03:50:19PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Christophe Fergeau
>> > Hmm this also means the OSINFO_LIVE/OSINFO_INSTALLER properties are no
>> > longer that useful, we can go from ID to database entry and get these
>> > properties from there. I'm pointing this out since iirc the less things we
>> > stick in udev, the better.
>>   Perhaps but then we'll need to waste some time in re-searching for
>> media/os that has already been searched for by another entitiy.
> I don't think this search will be done so often that the extra search
> matters

  Its also about the amount of time/resources it'll take to do search.
I imagine that at some point our database will become quite big enough
to care about this performance penalty.


Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
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