[libvirt] PATCH: Test the QEMU argv -> XML convertor

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Wed May 20 10:08:57 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 06:47:00PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> This patch adds a test case which validates the argv -> XML
> convertor for QEMU. This re-uses the existing XML data files
> from the XML -> argv test. This has a few complications
> though because we can't roundtrip all the data. So I have a
> couple really seriously evil regexes which splice out the
> XML lines we know won't match - name, uuid, memory and
> disk sharing modes.  This isn't ideal, but I figure it is 
> better todo this and get coverage over 90% of the code, than
> to have no test coverage. Thanks to Cole for this testsuite
> suggestion

  yeah, I will drop my XML pedantic POV for a moment,  for the
sake of better testing it's better to one day get an false error
due to XML formatting change than drop the test :-)

  ACK, thanks !


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