[libvirt] [PATCH] qemu: Use 'idx' instead of 'index' for variable name

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 10:51:59 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 06:45:48AM -0400, John Ferlan wrote:
> Apparently for Xen-devel 'index' is a global and causes a build failure,
> so just use the shortened 'idx' instead to avoid the conflict.
> Signed-off-by: John Ferlan <jferlan at redhat.com>
> ---
> I did try modify cfg.mk to add a syntax check similar to the ii,jj,kk
> checks, but it tripped up over 'index' declarations inside structures.
> I'd be happy to add one, but I need some help formatting it... Here's
> what I had:
> sc_prohibit_int_index:
>         @prohibit='\<(int|unsigned) ([^(=]* )*(index)\>(\s|,|;)'    \
>         halt='use different name than 'index' for declaration'      \
>         $(_sc_search_regexp)

We could just rename the fields in the structs too - wouldn't be the
end of the world to use idx in those too just to simplify our life.

ACK to your immediate fix now anyway.

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