[virt-tools-list] [virt-viewer][PATCH] cosmetic: rename waitvm to waitdom, according to its use

Christophe Fergeau cfergeau at redhat.com
Wed Aug 5 13:54:44 UTC 2015

On Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 07:32:34AM -0400, Fabiano Fidencio wrote:
> [snip] if the domain is up but the VM is not [snip]

I believe there is some terminology confusion here, a libvirt (kvm) domain is
running when (and only when) the corresponding QEMU process is running
(see virsh list --all, this lists domains along with their status)

> You can do a simple test: virt-viewer -c qemu:///system
> $vm_name_that_is_powered_off ... you will see that we wait for the VM
> to start in any case, and that's correct according to the docs:
> https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/virt-viewer.git/tree/man/virt-viewer.pod#n43

For what it's worth, see this thread from exactly 1 year ago for some
details about how --wait is supposed to behave:

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