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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] qemudDomainCreate: also check uuid



On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 01:49:50PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >  Are you disagreeing with the message (which your patch doesn't fix)
> >or with the semantic of the check (and then why allow to create a domain
> >reusing the UUID of another defined but not running domain, I can only
> >see confusion or security problems in doing so)
> 
> The act of creating a domain reusing the UUID of another defined but not 
> running domain is presumably an action taken with intent to rename that 
> other domain (and thus should undefine the prior domain holding that 
> UUID in the process... which, admittedly, the given patch didn't 
> explicitly do).
> 
> Anyhow, two patches attached; one revises the error messages, while the 
> other improves behavior with the semantics I assumed, to explicitly 
> undefine any duplicates found during a create; I'm happy with either.

We shouldn't have 'create' automatically undefine the duplicate - we have
a explicit undefine method apps can already use if they want that to be
done, without needing to encode this policy in the create method. I'm
fine with us applying the 2nd patch to fix the error message.

Daniel
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