[libvirt] question about libvirt-tck/libivrt-perl

Gerhard Stenzel gstenzel at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Apr 12 14:56:19 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 15:21 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> It is a subtle issue crossing several layers. libvirt internally
> caches
> virDomainPtr instances based on name. You created a object in the perl
> layer '$dom' with the name, and then you create a new instance with
> the
> same name, but assign to a diferent perl object '$newdom'. This means
> that the old virDomainPtr associated with $dom still exists. If you
> explicitly set '$dom = undef' before creating the second domain you
> should release the old handle & make it all work as expected

thanks for the explanation .. my script now works as expected.

BTW, additional test cases for libvirt-TCK should be send as patches to
this list, correct?
Best regards, 

Gerhard Stenzel, 
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