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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH v3 0/5] threads: Add support for thread-safe handle.



On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 12:55:54PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Previously posted in 2015:
> v1: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2015-June/msg00048.html
> v2: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2015-June/msg00118.html
> 
> I have rebased and tidied up the patches, fixing a few spelling
> mistakes, but they are broadly the same as before.  I also ran all the
> tests, which pass.
> 
> As with the previous versions, this makes a change to the API, where
> you can no longer pass a handle between threads and expect
> guestfs_last_error() to work.  I'm somewhat more sanguine about this
> change, since using the API like that is abstruse and no one should be
> expecting that to have worked.

Yeah, I think it is reasonable to expect that any use of guestfs_last_error
should have been done immediately after the API call that failed, and
in the same thread.

Regards,
Daniel
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