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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [PATCH] hw/qdev-core: Fix description of instance_ini

From: Andreas Färber
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [PATCH] hw/qdev-core: Fix description of instance_init
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:44:44 +0200
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Am 10.09.18 um 10:09 schrieb Thomas Huth:
> The part of the documentation of DeviceClass that talks about instance_init
> is partly wrong: instance_init() functions must not abort or exit, since
> the function is also called during introspection of the device already.
> So if a device calls exit() during its instance_init() function, QEMU
> terminates unexpectedly if somebody tries to just have a look at the
> interfaces from the device with "device_add xyz,help" or with the
> "device-list-properties" QOM command. This should never happen.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>

Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <address@hidden>


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