[libvirt] [PATCH 1/3] qemu: require json for block jobs

Laine Stump laine at laine.org
Wed Feb 29 10:01:20 UTC 2012

On 02/18/2012 12:44 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> Block job commands are not part of upstream qemu until 1.1; and
> proper support of job completion and cancellation depends on being
> able to receive QMP events, which implies the JSON monitor.
> Additionally, some early versions of block job commands were
> backported to RHEL qemu, but these versions lacked asynchronous
> job cancellation and partial block pull, so there are several
> patches that will still be needed in this area of libvirt code
> to support both flavors of block job commands.
> Due to earlier patches in libvirt, we are guaranteed that all versions
> of qemu that support block job commands already require libvirt to
> use the JSON monitor.  That means that the text version of block jobs
> will not be used, and having to refactor two copies of the block job
> handlers makes no sense.  So instead, we delete the text handlers.
> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor.c (qemuMonitorBlockJob): Drop text monitor
> support.
> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor_text.h (qemuMonitorTextBlockJob): Delete.
> * src/qemu/qemu_monitor_text.c (qemuMonitorTextParseBlockJobOne)
> (qemuMonitorTextParseBlockJob, qemuMonitorTextBlockJob):
> Likewise.
> ---
>  src/qemu/qemu_monitor.c      |    9 +-
>  src/qemu/qemu_monitor_text.c |  175 +-----------------------------------------
>  src/qemu/qemu_monitor_text.h |    8 +--
>  3 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 185 deletions(-)

I'm sure you were very pleased with yourself for creating a diffstat
like this :-)

The reasoning behind the removal makes sense to me. ACK.

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