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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] usb: Remove legacy -usbdevice option

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] usb: Remove legacy -usbdevice option
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2018 08:23:55 +0100
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On 04.01.2018 18:10, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 04/01/2018 16:59, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> But instead of introducing a new "-braille" parameter, maybe we should
>> rather keep some of the convenience "-usbdevice" possibilities around?
>> E.g. keep "-usbdevice braille", "-usbdevice mouse", etc. but remove
>> things like "-usbdevice serial" and "-usbdevice host" where the code is
>> rather ugly and the user do not gain much in comparison to "-device" ?
> That would work too.  But I'm not sure why keep all the usbdevice
> infrastructure when we can do the same (at the price of a small cmdline
> incompatibility) with only 50 lines of code.

I'm just afraid that we will end up with more new parameters in the end
than just "-braille" - or do we feel confident enough that "-usbdevice
braille" is the only one that would need a sugared replacement?


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