[virt-tools-list] [libosinfo PATCHv3 10/12] Add osinfo_install_config_new_for_script

Christophe Fergeau cfergeau at redhat.com
Thu Dec 13 14:34:24 UTC 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 03:42:16PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Christophe Fergeau <cfergeau at redhat.com> wrote:
> > as a nice improvement to the codebase even if there were not the datamap
> > changes on top of it.
> Thanks for the explanation and I would agree with you to everything
> you said here but this kinda breaks API/ABI cause user is now expected
> to use a different _new(). I'll repeat the question I asked before:
> How does the app know which _new() to use? Now that we'll be expecting
> OS-specific values in scripts, any existing code (or even future code
> that uses the existing _new()) will still pass us OS-independent
> config that did not see the transformation.

Ah, good point about the ABI break, I'll have to think about this. In the
mean time, can we get the 3 first patches in this series in? I think this
all that is needed for the
osinfo_db_identify_media/osinfo_media_get_languages series, which would be
nice to land...

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