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Re: [PATCH for-6.2] docs: Deprecate incorrectly typed device_add argumen

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: Re: [PATCH for-6.2] docs: Deprecate incorrectly typed device_add arguments
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 14:37:37 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/2.0.7 (2021-05-04)

On Thu, Nov 11, 2021 at 03:35:30PM +0100, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> While introducing a non-QemuOpts code path for device creation for JSON
> -device, we noticed that QMP device_add doesn't check its input
> correctly (accepting arguments that should have been rejected), and that
> users may be relying on this behaviour (libvirt did until it was fixed
> recently).
> Let's use a deprecation period before we fix this bug in QEMU to avoid
> nasty surprises for users.
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>
> ---
>  docs/about/deprecated.rst | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)

Reviewed-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <berrange@redhat.com>

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