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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 8/9] xl: xl block-attach -N (dry run) option

On Fri, 2011-06-03 at 12:16 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Just the entire structure.
> JSON would be a good concrete syntax.
> If we had a competent JSON pretty-printer it would do as the
> human-readable output too.

Should be pretty easy. QMP support in libxl is also going to require a
JSON library (for internal use by libxl, not exposed to libxl users),
which hopefully has functions which make the pretty part trivial.

>   We shouldn't be encouraging XML :-).


> > What do you think? (I think I lean towards the final option, unless a
> > single hardcoded syntax is thought to be sufficient).
> The prototype you suggest is not sufficient because field members may
> be structures, so the whole thing needs to be recursive.  If you want
> reasonable output from a recursive pretty-printer you need to pass an
> indent level etc.

Oh yeah. Add more params to callback as necessary ;-)


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