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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] cli qmp: Mark --preconfig, exit-preconfig e

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] cli qmp: Mark --preconfig, exit-preconfig experimental
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2018 12:04:36 -0500
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On 07/05/2018 04:14 AM, Markus Armbruster wrote:
Committing to the current --preconfig / exit-preconfig interface
before it has seen any use is premature.  Mark both as experimental,
the former in documentation, the latter by renaming it to

See the previous commit for more detailed rationale.

One additional point - the fact that 'x-exit-preconfig' vs. 'exit-preconfig' is introspectable means that even if we decide to cement the ABI at a time when libvirt is taught to use it, libvirt will know that 3.0's version is not the final form of the feature (ideally, of course, we'll be able to fix qemu to avoid the need for the --preconfig hack in the first place...)

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3266
Virtualization:  qemu.org | libvirt.org

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