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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Allow no <source> for bridge interfaces



On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 03:44:03PM +0000, John Levon wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 02:27:31PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 
> > > Allow no <source> for bridge interfaces
> > > 
> > > Historically, it was allowed to specify a bridge interface without a
> > > specific bridge source, in which case xend would choose one. Keep
> > > compatible with this behaviour.
> > 
> > ACK in principle, but this will allow the QEMU, OpenVZ & Xen XM drivers
> > to potentially de-reference NULL when using the resulting parsed config
> > since they assume that brname is compulsory for type=bridge.
> 
> I'll fix them up. Should the first two throw an error back? I'll also
> add a comment explaining why we let it through.

Yeah, they don't support the idea of a 'default' bridge - its just a (bad)
artifact of Xen's vif-bridge script that really shouldn't be used if you
want reliable guest configs.

Daniel
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