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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V3 4/6] xl: add pvusb commands

On 05/21/2015 02:08 PM, Juergen Gross wrote:
> On 05/21/2015 03:01 PM, George Dunlap wrote:
>> On 05/21/2015 12:58 PM, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>> There might be existing users who know about "xm usb-assignable-list".
>> Yes -- unfortunately something has to give: either we confuse new users
>> with two names that sound similar but do something different, or we
>> confuse former xm users by renaming their function, or we confuse
>> current xl users by renaming their function.  There's badness to be had
>> whichever one we choose.  I think renaming the xm function is the least
>> bad of all the options.
>>> OTOH I don't care giving it another name, as long as the functionality
>>> is available.
>> OK -- what about "usb-available-list"?  Any objections / alternate
>> suggestions from anyone?
> Hmm, just another idea:
> xl usb-list -a
> could list all domains with assigned USB-devices and the currently not
> assigned devices as well. This would avoid the need for another command
> name. It would even be possible to omit the "-a".

That works for me too, I guess.

Can I suggest, though, that work on that functionality be detached from
getting the core pvusb functionality in?  I can't really effectively do
the qemu side until it is in due to the cost of rebasing, and I would
really like to have both in for 4.6 if possible.


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