On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 17:11:54 -0400, John Ferlan wrote: > > > On 10/10/2016 11:51 AM, Peter Krempa wrote: > > qemuBuildSmbiosBiosStr and qemuBuildSmbiosSystemStr return NULL if > > there's noting to format on the commandline. Reporting errors from > > nothing > > > buffer creation doesn't make sense since it would be ignored. > > Introduced by 54c0237ccb, so it's been this way a long time... > > > --- > > src/qemu/qemu_command.c | 14 -------------- > > 1 file changed, 14 deletions(-) > > > > I suppose since it seems the only legitimate error you'll hit is ENOMEM > and if you ignore it here, some shortly to be run code is sure to run > into it, then no big deal... > > Although, one could argue the callers should check/return on error, but > they'd probably lose that argument.
Not really :). I thought the same when writing the patch as it's fully possible although extremely unlikely that we'd start a VM with invalid configuration. Given that we were doing it like this for quite some while and it would require a more invasive refactoring of the code I just decided to drop the code altogether. > ACK for what's here Thanks, I'll go with this version currently, since it keeps the semantics present for a rather long time. Peter
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