[Libvir] Python bindings, errors & exceptions

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Mar 23 13:02:37 UTC 2007

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 12:12:56PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>   class virConnect:			# libvirtclass.py
>>     # ...
>>     def listNetworks(self):
>>   static PyObject *			// libvir.c
>>   libvirt_virConnectListNetworks(PyObject *self ATTRIBUTE_UNUSED,
>> 			       PyObject *args) {
> Yes, returning None here is totally bogus - it should be raising a
> libvirtError object.

Which code is wrong here?  From looking at this it was my impression 
that listNetworks is autogenerated by generator.py, and all the code in 
libvir.c is hand-written, but you say:

> Indeed they should - all the generated C code bindings do - its just a few
> of these hand written bindings that are wrong.


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