[Libvir] uuid of newly created domain

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Apr 2 16:24:46 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 06:17:44PM -0700, Vadim Zaliva wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2008, at 16:28, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> You need to call
>>  virDomainFree(virDomainPtr dom)
>> to actually release the handle.
> I could not figure out how this could be expressed via Ruby bindings. This 
> function is called when object is freed, but when it happens is controlled 
> by GC.
> For example, KDE Ruby binding are using dispose() method paradigm to solve 
> this kind of problem:
> http://developer.kde.org/language-bindings/ruby/
> Should we add one to Domain class?
> P.S. I think the Python bindings have the same problem, virDomainPtr() is 
> called from __del__() there.

OCaml bindings have the same problem as well, but it's not something I
feel any urge to fix there.  To me it seems more like a C/libvirt bug.


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