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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] Fix changing password using monitor over VNC.

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] Fix changing password using monitor over VNC.
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 10:41:04 +0200
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Zachary Amsden wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> Zachary Amsden wrote:
>>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>> Zachary Amsden wrote:
>>>>> A simple segfault turned out to be a relatively complex fix.
>>>>> The monitor calls back to main_loop_wait() to wait for the completion
>>>>> of the password change event; this results in a nested invocation of
>>>> This is no longer true with trunk as this nasty blocking password
>>>> reading has been converted into an async operation. Is your patch
>>>> required nevertheless? Or is this band-aid for stable?
>>> I confirmed the bug, verified the fix on a git tree sync'd today from
>>> git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/qemu.git
>>> let me know if this is not the trunk.
>> Nope, it's outdated. Last check in is from end of January this year.
>> There are several up-to-date git mirrors, one e.g. at kernel.org:
>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/qemu/qemu.git. However, I prefer to do
>> my own mirroring with git svn.
>>> Sorry, as I am new to qemu development.
>> No problem. The issue you found is probably still relevant for stable
>> 0.10.x, so please consider this branch as well.
> The patch applies as is to stable branch.
> And this new patch fixes two bugs on trunk:
> 1) Changing VNC password should set password auth if it wasn't yet enabled
> 2) Trying to change VNC password on a SDL-only display gives a segfault.

I thought I fixed something like 2) along the monitor rework, but
obviously not every case (VNC is not in daily use here).

However, your patch requires standard format:

[PATCH] <subject> (if it starts with 'Re:', it risks to be overseen)


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