[libvirt] [PATCH v4] socket: allow wait=false for client socket

Marc-André Lureau posted 1 patch 6 days ago
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git fetch https://github.com/patchew-project/qemu tags/patchew/20190415163337.2795-1-marcandre.lureau@redhat.com
chardev/char-socket.c | 12 ++++++++----
qemu-deprecated.texi  |  5 +++++
2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

[libvirt] [PATCH v4] socket: allow wait=false for client socket

Posted by Marc-André Lureau 6 days ago
Commit 767abe7 ("chardev: forbid 'wait' option with client sockets")
is a bit too strict. Current libvirt always set wait=false, and will
thus fail to add client chardev.

Make the code more permissive, allowing wait=false with client socket
chardevs. Deprecate usage of 'wait' with client sockets.

Fixes: 767abe7f49e8be14d29da5db3527817b5d696a52
Cc: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
---
 chardev/char-socket.c | 12 ++++++++----
 qemu-deprecated.texi  |  5 +++++
 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/chardev/char-socket.c b/chardev/char-socket.c
index 3916505d67..b2cf593107 100644
--- a/chardev/char-socket.c
+++ b/chardev/char-socket.c
@@ -1263,10 +1263,14 @@ static bool qmp_chardev_validate_socket(ChardevSocket *sock,
             return false;
         }
         if (sock->has_wait) {
-            error_setg(errp, "%s",
-                       "'wait' option is incompatible with "
-                       "socket in client connect mode");
-            return false;
+            warn_report("'wait' option is deprecated with "
+                        "socket in client connect mode");
+            if (sock->wait) {
+                error_setg(errp, "%s",
+                           "'wait' option is incompatible with "
+                           "socket in client connect mode");
+                return false;
+            }
         }
     }
 
diff --git a/qemu-deprecated.texi b/qemu-deprecated.texi
index 2219386769..842e71b11d 100644
--- a/qemu-deprecated.texi
+++ b/qemu-deprecated.texi
@@ -105,6 +105,11 @@ details.
 The ``query-events'' command has been superseded by the more powerful
 and accurate ``query-qmp-schema'' command.
 
+@subsection chardev client socket with 'wait' option (since 4.0)
+
+Character devices creating sockets in client mode should not specify
+the 'wait' field, which is only applicable to sockets in server mode
+
 @section Human Monitor Protocol (HMP) commands
 
 @subsection The hub_id parameter of 'hostfwd_add' / 'hostfwd_remove' (since 3.1)
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Re: [libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4] socket: allow wait=false for client socket

Posted by Peter Maydell 5 days ago
On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 at 17:34, Marc-André Lureau
<marcandre.lureau@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Commit 767abe7 ("chardev: forbid 'wait' option with client sockets")
> is a bit too strict. Current libvirt always set wait=false, and will
> thus fail to add client chardev.
>
> Make the code more permissive, allowing wait=false with client socket
> chardevs. Deprecate usage of 'wait' with client sockets.
>
> Fixes: 767abe7f49e8be14d29da5db3527817b5d696a52
> Cc: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
> ---

Applied to master for rc4, thanks.

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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4] socket: allow wait=false for client socket

Posted by Daniel P. Berrangé 6 days ago
On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 06:33:36PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> Commit 767abe7 ("chardev: forbid 'wait' option with client sockets")
> is a bit too strict. Current libvirt always set wait=false, and will
> thus fail to add client chardev.
> 
> Make the code more permissive, allowing wait=false with client socket
> chardevs. Deprecate usage of 'wait' with client sockets.
> 
> Fixes: 767abe7f49e8be14d29da5db3527817b5d696a52

IOW, this is a regression in 4.0 and so desirable to fix in rc4
to avoid breaking with existing libvirt.

Meanwhile libvirt should also be fixed to not pass 'wait' for
client sockets.

> Cc: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
> ---
>  chardev/char-socket.c | 12 ++++++++----
>  qemu-deprecated.texi  |  5 +++++
>  2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Reviewed-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>


Regards,
Daniel
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