Monthly Archives: April 2011

Enable python bindings for hello

This is the eighth and final post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” One more to go. This time we will enable our command in the libvirt python bindings. These bindings are auto-generated but (due … Continue reading

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Create hello virsh command

This is the seventh post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” Phew, we are getting near the end! In contrast to the remote support, this part will seem easy. We have only one file to … Continue reading

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Add hello remote transport support

This is the sixth post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” One great thing about libvirt is its ability to work with remote hosts just as easily as the local system on which it is … Continue reading

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Implement the qemu version of hello

This is the fifth post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” Now begins the fun part where we can actually interact with qemu to implement the command. In this patch we first create a virDrvDomainHello … Continue reading

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Add hello to the public libvirt API

This is the fourth post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” Although we have defined a top-level libvirt API, as yet there is no entry point implemented. In this patch, we create the entry point … Continue reading

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Define hello API function and data types

This is the third post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” When designing an API for libvirt, the first step is to think about how your API will be used and establish its calling conventions. … Continue reading

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Hello World in Qemu

This is the second post in the series “HOWTO: Add libvirt support for a qemu command” This first patch shows the implementation of the ‘hello’ monitor command in qemu. The command is simple — merely printing a greeting in English … Continue reading

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