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

Michael Thayer Michael.Thayer at Sun.COM
Tue May 12 05:40:36 PDT 2009

Hello Huihong,

Huihong Luo wrote:
> You are correct. For clipboard and shared file module, we don't need the vm name.
> We are also developing another addition, that will add shortcuts to the host start menu, so vm apps can be launched directly from host. In order to do this, we need the vm name to add to host shortcuts so it can correlate the correct vm. VM could be offline, and the shortcuts are stored on host disk, so when a user click a link, it will launch the vm, then the app inside vm.
> When an app is installed in a vm, our addin will inform the host to create the shortcuts. The shortcut will embed a vm name.
If you are interested, we should be able to co-ordinate adding your code
to VirtualBox.


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