[libvirt] PATCH: Fix XM driver handling of disks without source file

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Thu Nov 27 12:30:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:20:26PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> It is possible for disks to be listed without a source file against
> them, eg a CDROM device with no media loaded. The XenD driver handles
> this, but the XM driver incorrectly generates XML with a  <source file=''/>
> element instead of omitting the element entirely. This causes a bogus
> SXEXPR to be sent to XenD when starting the domain. This patch does
> three things
>  - Makes the generic domain_conf.c XML parser accept XML docs with
>    a bogus <source file=''/> and convert the source to NULL, instead
>    of passing along the empty string "". This protects against broken
>    apps
>  - Makes the XM driver correctly generate XML in the first place,
>    so omitting the <source> tag entirely. This is the root cause fix
>  - Adds a test case for the XM driver to validate handling of devices
>    with a source file

  sounds and looks fine by me,


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