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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-arm] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH] tests/device-introspe

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-arm] [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH] tests/device-introspect: Test devices with all machines, not only with "none"
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:52:38 +0100

On 17 April 2018 at 13:12, Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:
> Thomas Huth <address@hidden> writes:
>>  In case someone wants to help with creating some bug fix patches
>>  during the QEMU hard freeze phase: This test can now be used to
>>  trigger lots of introspection bugs that we were not aware of yet.
>>  I think most of the bugs are due to wrong handling of instance_init
>>  vs. realize functions.
> Yes, that's a common class of bugs.  There's little guidance on what
> kind of work belongs where, and plenty of bad examples.  Some of the bad
> examples crash (as you found).  Some work fine, typically because the
> device doesn't support unplug.

I've been vaguely wondering if we should start to recommend that
all devices have a correctly implemented code path for destroying
them post-realize, even if they don't actually implement hotplug...

-- PMM

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