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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 00/16] Fix qapi mangling of downstream names

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v4 00/16] Fix qapi mangling of downstream names
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 18:46:21 +0200
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> On 05/14/2015 06:50 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> This series makes it possible to use downstream extensions
>> (such as __com.redhat_xyz) and temporary names (such as x-foo)
>> in every position possible in QAPI schemes, with added tests
>> that the generated code still compiles.
>> There's still some things we could do to the qapi generator,
>> such as normalizing struct member names and C manglings and
>> creating named implicit types up front on the initial parse
>> rather than multiple times in each backend.  But that should
>> wait until existing pending patches have landed, to minimize
>> rebase churn.
>> v3 was here:
>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-05/msg00519.html
>> [already queued in Markus tree, but not yet in a pull request, so
>> that queue can be ruthlessly rebased]
>> v4 includes 2 new patches (although 14/14 is somewhat unrelated,
> Make that 16/16 as the new patch that could be deferred to later (I was
> looking at the overall size of v3, while writing about v4)
>> and could easily be dropped from the series if it needs another
>> spin without holding up the rest of the series), incorporates
>> Markus' suggestions for more comments, and simplifies special-casing
>> of lists of builtin types.

Applied 01-15/16 to my qapi-next branch, left 16/16 for further review /
discussion, thanks!

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