Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 00/16] net: hub-based networking

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On Fri, 25 May 2012 15:19:28 +0200
Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Il 25/05/2012 15:18, Luiz Capitulino ha scritto:
> >> > 
> >> > Still not sure what you mean...
> > I meant it's a similar case. kqemu was a special case and maintenance burden.
> > We've dropped it and didn't regret. What's stopping us from doing the same
> > thing with vlans?
> 
> That we have an alternative, and that -net dump is actually useful.

I haven't reviewed the series yet, but -net dump can work without this,
can't it?

It's always possible to have alternatives in qemu, the point is how far
we're going on bloating it.

> >> >  we removed kqemu and didn't give an
> >> > alternative.  This time we are providing an alternative.
> > Alternatives already exist, we don't have to provide them.
> 
> Alternatives that require you to have root privileges (anything
> involving libvirt or iptables) are not really alternatives.

It seems to me that vde doesn't require root, but even if it does, moving
this outside of qemu would also be feasible.
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