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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/4] Extra validation for the <sysinfo> section



On 04/30/2013 02:19 PM, John Ferlan wrote:
> Not necessary for 1.0.5, but figured I'd put it out there now.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=890494
> 
> The <sysinfo> section needs an extra uuid validation check.  The current
> check compares the numerical sysinfo/system_uuid with the domain uuid;
> however, it's possible that someone added extra hyphens into the sysinfo
> uuid which results in the inability to start the domain (at least qemu).
> 
> The bug report indicates the 'date' field should at least be syntax checked
> based on what's desribed in the SMBIOS spec.  From the spec:
> 
> "String number of the BIOS release date. The date string, if supplied, is
> in either mm/dd/yy or mm/dd/yyyy format. If the year portion of the string
> is two digits, the year is assumed to be 19yy.
> 
> NOTE: The mm/dd/yyyy format is required for SMBIOS version 2.3 and later"
> 
> John Ferlan (4):
>   docs: Fix syntax in sysinfo description
>   docs: Update description of SMBIOS fields
>   Validate the bios_date format for <sysinfo>
>   Need better validation of <sysinfo> uuid
> 
>  docs/formatdomain.html.in | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
>  src/conf/domain_conf.c    | 47 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  2 files changed, 85 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
> 

ping?

Tks,

John


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