Bug 1273910 - RFE: add timeout option for virConnectOpen
RFE: add timeout option for virConnectOpen
Status: NEW
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2015-10-21 09:27 EDT by Fl@sh
Modified: 2015-10-21 12:17 EDT (History)
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Description Fl@sh 2015-10-21 09:27:00 EDT
Description of problem:
add this argument to make the connection more controllable


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for example:
virConnectOpenAuth(const char *name,
                   virConnectAuthPtr auth,
                   unsigned int flags,
                   unsigned long timeout)

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Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2015-10-21 10:15:00 EDT
We couldn't add it to the existing API since libvirt doesn't break API. We would need to add some separate way to set a timeout.
Comment 2 Fl@sh 2015-10-21 10:58:33 EDT
I looked at the code and found that the addition of an argument will entail numerous changes. I hope that the addition of an option will not take long.
Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2015-10-21 12:17:49 EDT
it's actually more likely that this bug will just sit here indefinitely. filing an RFE doesn't give any guarantee that it will ever be implemented...

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