[libvirt] [PATCH] Unify *ReportError logic

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Oct 3 15:23:15 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 08:53:12PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > Currently, most src/* files have their own ReportError
> > function. Some support printf style arguments, others
> > only allow reporting a single string message. The code
> > for all of them does virtually the same thing, possibly
> > passing a different constant off to another function.
> > 
> > The attached patch adds a function to virterror.c which
> > encapsulates the common ReportError logic. I used this
> > to replace qemudReportError with a macro, which also 
> > allows passing off filename and line number info if
> > we wanted to do something with it later.
> > 
> > I did just the one function conversion to see what
> > people think: if I'm missing something, or ideas for
> > anything else to add. Seems to work as expected in
> > my testing.
> Basically a good idea - we've discussed doing exactly this in the past.
> You can do further though, and kill off the 'dom' and 'net' parameters
> here too. Those are deprecated and should always be left NULL these
> days.

  i'm still a bit sad about this though, I'm still left with the feeling
that being unable to refcount, result in a loss of useful informations.


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