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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] qemu: Report nicer error if decompression of save image fails

On 02/07/13 18:12, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 06:09:50PM +0100, Peter Krempa wrote:
This patch is a little more specific what failed while trying to restore
a guest from a save image.
  src/qemu/qemu_driver.c | 2 ++
  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/src/qemu/qemu_driver.c b/src/qemu/qemu_driver.c
index 979a027..c96ba7a 100644
--- a/src/qemu/qemu_driver.c
+++ b/src/qemu/qemu_driver.c
@@ -4903,6 +4903,8 @@ qemuDomainSaveImageStartVM(virConnectPtr conn,

          if (virCommandWait(cmd, NULL) < 0) {
              qemuProcessStop(driver, vm, VIR_DOMAIN_SHUTOFF_FAILED, 0);
+            virReportError(VIR_ERR_OPERATION_FAILED, "%s",
+                           _("Decompression of save image failed"));

virCommandWait will already be reporting an error which you're
now overwriting. Historically this has been a very bad thing
for us when troubleshooting because you're throwing away the
more specific details, in favour of a generic error message
with no detail.

Indeed. I forgot to actually check virCommandWait. I'm myself a fan of errors propagated with more specific messages so this isn't fixing anything.


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