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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v6 19/27] qapi: introduce new cmd option "allow-oo

From: Fam Zheng
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v6 19/27] qapi: introduce new cmd option "allow-oob"
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:45:11 +0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.1 (2017-09-22)

On Tue, 12/19 16:45, Peter Xu wrote:
> Here "oob" stands for "Out-Of-Band".  When "allow-oob" is set, it means
> the command allows out-of-band execution.
> The "oob" idea is proposed by Markus Armbruster in following thread:
>   https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-09/msg02057.html
> This new "allow-oob" boolean will be exposed by "query-qmp-schema" as
> well for command entries, so that QMP clients can know which command can
> be used as out-of-band calls. For example the command "migrate"
> originally looks like:
>   {"name": "migrate", "ret-type": "17", "meta-type": "command",
>    "arg-type": "86"}
> And it'll be changed into:
>   {"name": "migrate", "ret-type": "17", "allow-oob": false,
>    "meta-type": "command", "arg-type": "86"}
> This patch only provides the QMP interface level changes.  It does not
> contains the real out-of-band execution implementation yet.
> Suggested-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
> Reviewed-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Xu <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Fam Zheng <address@hidden>

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