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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/14] qdev: assign unique names to all devices

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/14] qdev: assign unique names to all devices (part 1)
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 18:41:26 +0000

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Anthony Liguori <address@hidden> wrote:
> This series introduces an infrastructure to remove anonymous devices from 
> qdev.
> Anonymous devices are one of the big gaps between qdev and QOM so removing is
> a prerequisite to incrementally merging QOM.
> Besides the infrastructure, I also converted almost all of the possible PC
> devices to have unique names.  Please not that naming is not a property of
> devices but rather of the thing that creates the devices (usually machines).
> The names are ugly but this is because of the alternating device/bus hierarchy
> in qdev.  For now, the names use '::' as deliminators but I think Jan has
> convinced me that down the road, we should use '/' as a deliminator such that
> the resulting names are actually valid paths (using a canonical path format).

The patches look fine to me (assuming s/::/\//g).

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