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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio: abort on fatal error instead of just ex

From: Cornelia Huck
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virtio: abort on fatal error instead of just exiting
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:42:23 +0200

On Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:24:29 +0200
Igor Mammedov <address@hidden> wrote:

> replace mainly useless exit(1) on fatal error path with
> abort(), so that it would be possible to generate core
> dump, that could be used to analyse cause of problem.
> Signed-off-by: Igor Mammedov <address@hidden>
> ---
>  hw/virtio/virtio.c | 24 ++++++++++++------------
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

There had been https://marc.info/?l=qemu-devel&m=146046754901035&w=2
which instead marks devices as broken; but I don't think there has been
progress since then.

Switching to abort() might be a stop-gap solution so we can at least
analyze what went bad, so

Acked-by: Cornelia Huck <address@hidden>

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