[libvirt] [PATCH 5/8] Add additional error reporting to virsh.

Chris Lalancette clalance at redhat.com
Mon Jul 19 12:52:00 UTC 2010

On 07/17/10 - 06:07:30PM, Matthias Bolte wrote:
> 2010/7/8 Chris Lalancette <clalance at redhat.com>:
> > With the change to make vshError() responsible for printing
> > all errors, there were some places in the code that would no
> > longer properly print errors.  The good news is that the vast
> > majority of virsh was already printing errors, so this patch
> > just cleans up the rest of the users to make them consistent.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Chris Lalancette <clalance at redhat.com>
> > ---
> >  tools/virsh.c |  228 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
> >  1 files changed, 174 insertions(+), 54 deletions(-)
> >
> The patch as is look good, but I wonder how you spot all those places
> that missed a vshError call. Did you manually go over the whole
> virsh.c file and checked all libvirt API calls?
> I just spot calls to virDomainMigrate and virDomainMigrateToURI
> (around line 3040) that are not matched with a call to vshError, you
> might want to fold that into your patch.

Yeah, I did just go over the file visually, which is why I probably missed a
couple :).  Dan's suggestion for a catch-all case is not bad; it's a
programming error when it is hit, but at least we will get *something* out on
an error.  I'll look at doing that.

Chris Lalancette

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