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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Check that virsh -d argument is numeric

On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 12:19:54PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 08/02/2010 09:30 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >   Having been bitten one more time by the use of -d to pass the
> > hypervisor URI instead of -c (confusion coming from CVS using
> > -d to specify the root), I suggest to drop atoi and use the
> > function with checking and error out with proper explanation instead
> > of silently failing !
> Hear hear - atoi() is inherently stupid.  There's a 'make syntax-check'
> that we could turn on to prohibit all use of atoi(), but I don't know if
> the code base is ready for that, so I'll save it for another patch on
> another day.

  let's try to clean this up after 0.8.3

> > paphio:~/libvirt -> tools/virsh -d qemu+ssh://test2/system list
> > error: option -d take a numeric argument
> +            if (virStrToLong_i(optarg, NULL, 10, &ctl->debug) < 0) {
> Any reason you are still requiring decimal, or would it make more sense
> to branch out and s/10/0/ in order to also accept hex?

  the other use in virsh was also expecting decimal, I guess for a debug
level it's not a big deal to stick to decimal :-)

> At any rate, ACK to the patch.

 Okay, pushed :-) thanks !


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