[vbox-dev] How to get the current running IMachine instance inside a host service?

Michael Thayer Michael.Thayer at Sun.COM
Mon May 11 09:27:33 PDT 2009

Hello Huilong,

Huihong Luo wrote:
> Thanks. This is the info I needed.
> I was trying not to modify the main line code. If there is no better way, I guess need to modify the host call to pass the vm info I needed.
> By the way, we have added copy/paste of files between guest and host, so a user can do Control-C/Control-V for file copying, etc. To do this, we added CF_HDROP format support to the shared clipboard. We used our own shared folder additions. if you would like to add this support to the main line of code, pls let me know. (we only did it on windows guest and host).
> We may add drag-drop support on windows later on
I take it from the above that you are rebuilding the clipboard service
and additions module.  If this is correct and you can give me a hint as
to why you need to know the VM name, perhaps we can think of a way
around this without modifying the main VBox code.


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