On Tue 11 Oct 2016 06:32:39 PM CEST, Markus Armbruster wrote:
>>> 3) QEMU could advertise that feature to the client. This is probably
>>> simpler than trying to figure it out from the API. I guess that's
>>> the idea of 'qmp_capabilities'?
>> I think that was the idea, though it was never used. If we had used
>> it, I'm not sure how long the capabilities list would be today. :-)
> QMP capabilities are for changes in the QMP protocol, not for changes
> in commands, events and types. The protocol has been good enough so
> far, thus no capabilities.
I see. Wouldn't it make sense in general to have a way to ask QEMU
whether some certain feature is supported?