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Re: [Qemu-devel] (Before) RFC for new features

From: Johannes Schindelin
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] (Before) RFC for new features
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 11:50:51 +0200 (CEST)


On Sat, 10 Jul 2004, Hetz Ben Hamo wrote:
> What I was thinking that QEMU missing is a way that upon running QEMU
> (either first time or doing a first scan), it should "scan" for new
> hardware and register them as plugins (with depenedencies, so you cannot
> use PPC BIOS with Pentium Pro processor ;) ). That way a new plugin
> (either open or closed source) can register itself and a user can simply
> use it without having to configure everything..

There is already a plugin system. It requires you to recompile everytime
you add a new piece of hardware, though. I don't think this is a problem
as most likely you will have to recompile anyway to make sure the plugin
uses the same header files as qemu's core.


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