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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 10/10] machine: Skip global registration for
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 10/10] machine: Skip global registration for non-existing classes
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:26:49 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)
Eduardo Habkost <address@hidden> writes:
> MachineClass::compat_props may point to class names that are not
> compiled into the QEMU binary. Skip registering those as global
> properties. This will allow the qdev global property code to
> implement stricter checks on the global property values in the
> Signed-off-by: Eduardo Habkost <address@hidden>
Not sure what those stricter checks might be, but that's okay.
Doesn't this suppress detection of programming errors? Say I fat-finger
a device name in my machine type's global properties. Before this
patch, I get an error (a nice one since PATCH 06).