On 21/09/2016 17:46, Alistair Francis wrote:
>> > I know it's way too late for design questions, but the thought just
>> > occured to me: -device gives you what you need without defining yet
>> > another command line option (good!), but is it appropriate?  It's not
>> > exactly a device...  Would -object be a better fit?  I honestly don't
>> > know.  Paolo?
> I see your point, but I kind of think it makes sense that everything
> uses the same command line argument.
> 
> I image it would be very confusing if we have -device and -object.
> Then when you want to add something you will need to figure out if it
> is a device or an object? How do you know which one is which?
> 
> I agree that technically it isn't a device but I think this is still
> clear what you are trying to do.

I think -device is okay for something that isn't a "backend" but is
directly guest-visible.

Paolo

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