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Re: [Xen-devel] xl command autocompletion: domain names

Matthew Daley writes ("xl command autocompletion: domain names"):
> I'm looking at implementing bash command autocompletion for xl (at
> least for Debian to begin with as that's what I'm familiar with, and
> then looking at getting it into other distros). One component that
> needs to be created for this is a function that enumerates all the
> current running domains by name.
> Obviously I can't use `xl list` because that requires escalated
> privileges. One gross solution would be to make a small setuid wrapper
> that just reads the domain names out of xenstore, but I think there is
> a better solution:

But nothing else you can do with xl will work without those escalated
privileges.  So I don't understand why you can't just punt if the user
doesn't have the right privilege.


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