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[Qemu-devel] [PULL 1/5] chardev: comment details for CLOSED event

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: [Qemu-devel] [PULL 1/5] chardev: comment details for CLOSED event
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2018 18:27:40 +0200

From: Peter Xu <address@hidden>

It was unclear before on what does the CLOSED event mean.  Meanwhile we
add a TODO to fix up the CLOSED event in the future when the in/out
ports are different for a chardev.

CC: Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden>
CC: "Marc-André Lureau" <address@hidden>
CC: Stefan Hajnoczi <address@hidden>
CC: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
Reviewed-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <address@hidden>
Signed-off-by: Peter Xu <address@hidden>
Message-Id: <address@hidden>
Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
 include/chardev/char.h | 11 ++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/chardev/char.h b/include/chardev/char.h
index 04de45795e..6f0576e214 100644
--- a/include/chardev/char.h
+++ b/include/chardev/char.h
@@ -22,7 +22,16 @@ typedef enum {
     CHR_EVENT_OPENED, /* new connection established */
     CHR_EVENT_MUX_IN, /* mux-focus was set to this terminal */
     CHR_EVENT_MUX_OUT, /* mux-focus will move on */
-    CHR_EVENT_CLOSED /* connection closed */
+    CHR_EVENT_CLOSED /* connection closed.  NOTE: currently this event
+                      * is only bound to the read port of the chardev.
+                      * Normally the read port and write port of a
+                      * chardev should be the same, but it can be
+                      * different, e.g., for fd chardevs, when the two
+                      * fds are different.  So when we received the
+                      * CLOSED event it's still possible that the out
+                      * port is still open.  TODO: we should only send
+                      * the CLOSED event when both ports are closed.
+                      */
 } QEMUChrEvent;
 #define CHR_READ_BUF_LEN 4096

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