On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 11:38:58AM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 11/04/2018 11:35, Peter Xu wrote:
> > Yeah, the inheritance will only make sure cur_mon be initialized
> > always with correct value just like when we are without Out-Of-Band.
> > For example, it's still possible a thread is created within a QMP
> > handler.  If without current change, the cur_mon in the new thread
> > would be NULL.
> > 
> > AFAIU even if cur_mon==NULL we should mostly be fine (e.g.,
> > error_vprintf will handle that case well).  If any of you can help me
> > confirm this, then I agree that this patch is not really needed.
> Yes, though the solution is to not use error_vprintf from auxiliary
> threads. :)  Just make sure all the communication happens through a
> struct that's passed in the thread entry point, and possibly bottom
> halves from the auxiliary thread to the monitor iothread.

Okay. :) Thanks for confirming.  Then let me repost this patch without
touching the qemu-threads.

Btw, do you want me to repost the first patch separately too, or keep
the code as is?  I believe it depends on whether you treat that one as
a cleanup or not.  Thanks,

Peter Xu

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