[vbox-dev] [PATCH] VDE native support for VirtualBox v0.1

Alexey Eremenko al4321 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 20:59:06 GMT 2010

>> 4. About VDE itself: [feature-request] to improve it's command shell
>> Very nice technology -but-
>> *please* make the shell remember last commands... so pressing the "up"
>> arrow will give me previous command, like in Linux's GNU "bash".
>> It will make my life _a lot_ easier. Probably I should report it to
>> VDE bugzilla...
> We have not added the readline support on the switch to keep the code
> of the switch itself simpler (and faster).
> However, you can define a management socket (this is very nice if you run
> your vde switch as a daemon) e.g.:
>        vde_switch -M /path/of/the/mgmt/socket -daemon
> then you can use:
>        vdeterm /path/of/the/mgmt/socket
> you'll have full command editing including history scan by arrows up and
> down and command complention.

Hmmm... it seems strange, but "vdeterm" doesn't seem to exist here...
I see "vdecmd" and "unixterm", but no "vdeterm". It should be part of
vde package or a separate one?

[alexey at localhost ~]$ rpm -ql vde2 | grep bin

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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