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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 6/7] qdev: Protect device-list-pro

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 6/7] qdev: Protect device-list-properties against broken devices
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:05:27 +0200
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Peter Maydell <address@hidden> writes:

> On 28 September 2015 at 20:36, Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 1. I made device-introspection-test run "info qom-tree", which has a
>>    lovely propensity to crash when a crappy device left dangling pointer
>>    behind.  This led me to "cgthree", "cuda", "integrator_debug",
>>    "macio-oldworld", "macio-newworld", "pxa2xx-fir", "SUNW,tcx".  They
>>    all create memory regions without owner in their instance_init()
>>    method.
> I guess these are all just "oops, we forgot to pass the Object* in
> instead of NULL" bugs rather than more difficult fixes.

I'm leaving the actual fixing to people with a better understanding of
these devices, and ability to actually test them.

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