Commit 3478eae9 authored by Eduardo Habkost's avatar Eduardo Habkost

qemu-options: Deprecate -nodefconfig

Since 2012 (commit ba6212d8 "Eliminate cpus-x86_64.conf file") we
have no default config files that would be disabled using
-nodefconfig.  Update documentation and document -nodefconfig as

Cc: Markus Armbruster <>
Acked-by: 's avatarAlistair Francis <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarEduardo Habkost <>
Message-Id: <>
Reviewed-by: 's avatarMarkus Armbruster <>
Reviewed-by: 's avatarDaniel P. Berrange <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarEduardo Habkost <>
parent 1ea06c39
......@@ -2496,6 +2496,10 @@ would automatically enable USB support on the machine type.
If using the new syntax, USB support must be explicitly
enabled via the ``-machine usb=on'' argument.
@subsection -nodefconfig (since 2.11.0)
The ``-nodefconfig`` argument is a synonym for ``-no-user-config``.
@section qemu-img command line arguments
@subsection convert -s (since 2.0.0)
......@@ -4067,26 +4067,17 @@ Write device configuration to @var{file}. The @var{file} can be either filename
command line and device configuration into file or dash @code{-}) character to print the
output to stdout. This can be later used as input file for @code{-readconfig} option.
DEF("nodefconfig", 0, QEMU_OPTION_nodefconfig,
" do not load default config files at startup\n",
@item -nodefconfig
@findex -nodefconfig
Normally QEMU loads configuration files from @var{sysconfdir} and @var{datadir} at startup.
The @code{-nodefconfig} option will prevent QEMU from loading any of those config files.
HXCOMM Deprecated, same as -no-user-config
DEF("nodefconfig", 0, QEMU_OPTION_nodefconfig, "", QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
DEF("no-user-config", 0, QEMU_OPTION_nouserconfig,
" do not load user-provided config files at startup\n",
" do not load default user-provided config files at startup\n",
@item -no-user-config
@findex -no-user-config
The @code{-no-user-config} option makes QEMU not load any of the user-provided
config files on @var{sysconfdir}, but won't make it skip the QEMU-provided config
files from @var{datadir}.
config files on @var{sysconfdir}.
DEF("trace", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_trace,
"-trace [[enable=]<pattern>][,events=<file>][,file=<file>]\n"
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