[vbox-dev] Patch to set description in VBoxManage

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Mon Apr 15 07:21:07 PDT 2013


On Monday 15 April 2013 04:30:24 Philipp Hagemeister wrote:
> Currently, the only way to set the description of a VM (shows in the
> lower right of the overview display in the graphical UI)
> programmatically is to edit the XML file and add a description element
> there.

that's not quite correct. Either open the VM setting and go to
"Allgemein" / "Beschreibung" or actually click on "Beschreibung".

Nevertheless we will consider adding a function to add the
description like you propsed to VBoxManage.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert | Software Development Director, VirtualBox
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