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[Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 25/29] docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands: Update fo

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 25/29] docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands: Update for modular QAPI
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:36:03 +0100

With modular code generation, putting stuff right into
qapi-schema.json is a bad idea.  Update writing-qmp-commands.txt

Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
 docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands.txt | 14 +++++++-------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands.txt 
index 4f5b24c0c4..776b3b41ca 100644
--- a/docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands.txt
+++ b/docs/devel/writing-qmp-commands.txt
@@ -15,8 +15,8 @@ start with docs/interop/qmp-intro.txt.
 Generally speaking, the following steps should be taken in order to write a
 new QMP command.
-1. Write the command's and type(s) specification in the QAPI schema file
-   (qapi-schema.json in the root source directory)
+1. Define the command and any types it needs in the appropriate QAPI
+   schema module.
 2. Write the QMP command itself, which is a regular C function. Preferably,
    the command should be exported by some QEMU subsystem. But it can also be
@@ -88,8 +88,9 @@ command carries some meaningful action in QEMU but here it 
will just print
 Our command will be called "hello-world". It takes no arguments, nor does it
 return any data.
-The first step is to add the following line to the bottom of the
-qapi-schema.json file:
+The first step is defining the command in the appropriate QAPI schema
+module.  We pick module qapi/misc.json, and add the following line at
+the bottom:
 { 'command': 'hello-world' }
@@ -245,7 +246,7 @@ This is very important. No QMP command will be accepted in 
QEMU without proper
 There are many examples of such documentation in the schema file already, but
-here goes "hello-world"'s new entry for the qapi-schema.json file:
+here goes "hello-world"'s new entry for qapi/misc.json:
 # @hello-world
@@ -425,8 +426,7 @@ There are a number of things to be noticed:
    allocated by the implementation. This is so because the QAPI also generates
    a function to free its types and it cannot distinguish between dynamically
    or statically allocated strings
-6. You have to include the "qmp-commands.h" header file in qemu-timer.c,
-   otherwise qemu won't build
+6. You have to include "qapi/qmp-commands-misc.h" in qemu-timer.c
 Time to test the new command. Build qemu, run it as described in the "Testing"
 section and try this:

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