[libvirt] [PATCH 3/3] tests: check domain XML to libxl structures conversion

Marek Marczykowski-Górecki marmarek at invisiblethingslab.com
Thu Jun 29 22:08:26 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:06:39AM +0100, Joao Martins wrote:
> On 06/29/2017 02:11 AM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> > libxl contains a method to dump libxl_domain_config in json format,
> > which is really convenient for tests. Unfortunately it require
> > libxl_ctx, which can be only created when running on Xen (wither in dom0
> > or domU). Because of this, skip the test in other cases.
> > 
> > For now, have just two tests, including just-introduced CPUID handling,
> > but this commit introduces a framework for further tests of
> > src/libxl/libxl_conf.c file.
> There's related work about this. You might wanna look at the recent Jim's series
> (CC'in him) from a few months ago (see below). He ressurected danpb work on
> these xml <-> libxl_domain_config conversion, and had a whole test suite for
> that where your cpuid test would be better inserted? Patch series is here:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2017-February/msg01477.html

This looks like a much more complete solution. Indeed it would make
sense to put this cpuid test there. Is there any reason why
it isn't merged yet and there is no response in that thread?

Best Regards,
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
Invisible Things Lab
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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