|Subject:||Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Support redirect -curses over a character driver|
|Date:||Wed, 05 Mar 2008 13:05:09 -0600|
|User-agent:||Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 (X11/20080227)|
Avi Kivity wrote:
Ian Jackson wrote:Anthony Liguori writes ("[Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Support redirect -cursesover a character driver"): I love the -curses feature but I really wanted to use it over a telnet: character device. This patch enables this and changes the syntax of the -curses argument to take a character device.Surely it would be better to introduce a new option and leave the old one (which people might be using) behaving the old way ?-curses hasn't been in any official release (well, kvm-63 will be out soon), so users haven't yet had a chance to rely on it.
I'm on the fence because while I like what I've posted, I'd like to eventually tunnel the curses data over VNC in which case, having a separate option makes sense. -curses would imply that the GUI would be rendered with curses.
So, 'qemu -curses' does what you think, 'qemu -cga telnet::1024,server -vnc :2' does what I want and still lets you interact with VNC, and then down the road 'qemu -cga vnc:org.qemu.vga -vnc :2' allows CGA tunneling over VNC.
But this is really future looking so I'm somewhat indifferent to what we do now. I'll update the patch according to whatever the consensus is.
Regards, Anthony Liguori
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