[libvirt] Re: remote_protocol.{c,h} ?

Jun Koi junkoi2004 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 05:59:20 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Jun Koi <junkoi2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Jun Koi <junkoi2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it really true that qemud/remote_protocol.{c,h} are created by
>> rpcgen? If so, why dont we have them created at compile time? I still
>> see them in the source code.
>> I modified remote_protocol.x a bit, and when recompiling,
>> remote_protocol.{c,h} are not reflected at all. So it is expected that
>> developers must recompile with rpcgen themself??
> I looked again, and see that we can generate remote_protocol.c from
> rpcgen. Currently it seems remote_protocol.c is hacked a bit to remove
> some unused stack variables? Why do we need to do such a thing, while
> compiler can optimize that for us?
> So I guess it is better to have rpcgen does all the job, and leave
> everything as it is. We can rename remote_protocol_xdr.c to
> remote_protocol.c if you still insist that (but I see no good reason
> to do so).

Ah, I found the fixup script, and now it makes more sense to me ;-)


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