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Re: [Qemu-devel] [5524] Fix windows build after migration changes

From: Glauber Costa
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [5524] Fix windows build after migration changes
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:05:06 -0200

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 12:55 PM, Robert Riebisch <address@hidden> wrote:
> Glauber Costa wrote:
>> This is a bad idea, IMHO. We currently do have an option to allow for
>> runtime selecting
>> bios image locations, with the -L switch. The hardcoded version is a
>> fallback, and for that case,
>> it's better to be totally explicit about which directory we're picking
>> things from.
> This might be OK for other OS's. But on Windows people don't expect such
> behaviour. People new to QEMU get often confused by using "-L ." or
> something similar.
> And what if I installed Windows not on drive C:? (Yes, that's possible.)
> Or if I have a non-English version? For example, "Program Files" is
> called "Programme" in German versions of Windows.
Yes, I figured that out after anthony's reply.  Anyway, I believe
current working directory is not a good choice, as it is too easy
to misuse.

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