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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 01/12] Introduce new public API virNodeDeviceFindByWWN

On 2013年01月08日 01:27, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 01:05:23AM +0800, Osier Yang wrote:
Since the name (like scsi_host10) is not stable for vHBA, (it can
be changed either after recreating or system rebooting), current
API virNodeDeviceFindByName is not nice to use for management app
in this case. (E.g. one wants to destroy the vHBA whose name has
been changed after system rebooting, he has to find out current
name first).

Later patches will support the persistent vHBA via storage pool,
with which one can identify the vHBA stably by the wwnn&&  wwpn

So this new API comes.
  include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in |    5 ++++
  src/driver.h                 |    6 +++++
  src/libvirt.c                |   45 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
  src/libvirt_public.syms      |    1 +
  4 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in b/include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in
index 09c89c5..b4e1ead 100644
--- a/include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in
+++ b/include/libvirt/libvirt.h.in
@@ -3156,6 +3156,11 @@ int                     virConnectListAllNodeDevices (virConnectPtr conn,
  virNodeDevicePtr        virNodeDeviceLookupByName (virConnectPtr conn,
                                                     const char *name);

+virNodeDevicePtr        virNodeDeviceLookupByWWN (virConnectPtr conn,
+                                                  const char *wwnn,
+                                                  const char *wwpn,
+                                                  unsigned int flags);

Since this API doesn't work for all types of node dev, its name
should really reflect that. eg


Agreed, and v2 posted.

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