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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-block] [PATCH] qemu-doc: Do not hard-code the n

From: John Snow
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-block] [PATCH] qemu-doc: Do not hard-code the name of the QEMU binary
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 15:18:58 -0400
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On 8/28/19 5:34 AM, Thomas Huth wrote:
> In our documentation, we use a mix of "$QEMU", "qemu-system-i386" and
> "qemu-system-x86_64" when we give examples to the users how to run
> QEMU. Some more consistency would be good here. Also some distributions
> use different names for the QEMU binary (e.g. "qemu-kvm" in RHEL), so
> providing more flexibility here would also be good. Thus let's define
> some variables for the names of the QEMU command and use those in the
> documentation instead: @value{qemu_system} for generic examples, and
> @value{qemu_system_x86} for examples that only work with the x86
> binaries.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>

Makes sense to me, but do we want a definitions.texi or similar that can
be used globally (and is easy to find and edit by e.g. distro
packagers), or is it better to re-define them per-each file as you've done?


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