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Re: Priority of -accel (was: [PATCH] tests/qemu-iotests: Update tests to

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: Priority of -accel (was: [PATCH] tests/qemu-iotests: Update tests to recent desugarized -accel option)
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 13:23:18 +0100
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On 07/01/20 13:18, Thomas Huth wrote:
> I don't think we need a separate priority parameter here. But IMHO it's
>  really rather common practice to prioritize the last option. So while
> it might be more "self-explanatory" to a CLI newbie if the first
> occurrence got the highest priority, it might be rather confusing
> instead for a CLI veteran...?

Prioritising the last certainly makes sense for a choose-one-only
option, but I'm not sure it's the same for a choose-best option.  After
all it was -machine accel=kvm:tcg, not -machine accel=tcg:kvm...


> What do others on the list here think about this?

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