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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] net: Change help text to list -netdev instea

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] net: Change help text to list -netdev instead of -net by default
Date: Tue, 19 May 2015 13:34:54 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 04:58:24PM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
> Looking at the output of "qemu-system-xxx -help", you easily get
> the impression that "-net" is the preferred way instead of "-netdev"
> to specify host network interface, since the "-net" option is
> omnipresent but the "-netdev" option is only listed as a one-liner
> at the end. This is ugly since "-net" is considered as legacy and
> even might be removed one day. Thus, this patch switches the output
> to explain the host network interfaces with the "-netdev" option
> instead, moving the old "-net" option into some few lines at
> the end.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>
> ---
> v2:
> - Included review feedback from Markus Armbruster
> - Do not declare "-net" as deprecated yet (as noted by Paolo)
> ---
>  qemu-options.hx | 77 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------------------
>  1 file changed, 45 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)

Thanks, applied to my net tree:


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