[libvirt] [PATCH] fix Xen event handling

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Mar 13 16:32:04 UTC 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 03:34:32PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> Ok, turns out the original patch (though worthwhile) was a red herring.
> The core problem was that the event loop was getting confused when we
> removed a monitored file handle. It would then start running the wrong
> event handler callbacks. So the xenstore watch handler got called even
> though no watch was pending :-( This also caused clients to get stuck
> because the watch detecting end-of-file on the socket wasn't getting
> called.
> The patch fixes the loop which dispatches callbacks, so that it does
> not assume the index into 'nfds' matches the index in 'handles'. They
> have to be tracked indepedantly, to take account of deleted handles.

  ACK, this fixes a reproduceable libvirt-cim test problem I was having
and we were hitting the same problem,


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