[vbox-dev] Patch to set description in VBoxManage

Andreas Löffler andreas.loeffler at oracle.com
Tue Apr 16 06:22:02 PDT 2013


with our Python API bindings it also should be possible to set the 
machine's description via IMachine::COMSETTER(Description), without the 
need to control the frontend itself.


On 16.04.2013 14:53, Philipp Hagemeister wrote:
> On 04/15/2013 04:21 PM, Frank Mehnert wrote:
>> On Monday 15 April 2013 04:30:24 Philipp Hagemeister wrote:
>>>> Currently, the only way to set the description of a VM (..)
>>>> 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".
> Note *programmatically*. Or am I missing an easy way to open the VM
> setting dialog from, say, a Python script?
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