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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] vl.c: disallow command line fw cfg without opt/

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] vl.c: disallow command line fw cfg without opt/
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:25:01 +0100

On Di, 2016-03-15 at 15:14 +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 15/03/2016 14:55, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > Allowing arbitary file names on command line is setting us up for
> > failure: future guests will look for a specific QEMU-specified name and
> > will get confused finding a user file there.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden>
> Too bad for the user.
> I think we have already gone through this discussion.

Indeed, we discussed that before.

If users ignore the warning it's their fault.

Being able to set entries outside opt/ can be useful for debugging and
development purposes, this is the reason it is a warning only and not a
hard error.


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