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Re: [Xen-devel] libxl_device.c, stat() and remote disks

On 22/04/13 15:36, Ian Campbell wrote:
On Mon, 2013-04-22 at 15:07 +0100, David Scott wrote:
Is it safe to remove the stat() from libxl_device.c?

I expect it only makes sense when backendtype=phy and perhaps the
disk->script check has served as an imperfect surrogate for that until

Does changing
      } else if (!disk->script) {
      } else if (disk->backendtype == ...PHY && !disk->script) {

Work for you also?

Yes, it works nicely against 4.2.1! The exact patch I applied was:

--- tools/libxl/libxl_device.c.orig     2013-04-22 14:52:54.745001092 +0000
+++ tools/libxl/libxl_device.c  2013-04-22 14:54:11.566001097 +0000
@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@
             return ERROR_INVAL;
         memset(&a.stab, 0, sizeof(a.stab));
-    } else if (!disk->script) {
+    } else if (disk->backend == LIBXL_DISK_BACKEND_PHY && !disk->script) {
         if (stat(disk->pdev_path, &a.stab)) {
             LIBXL__LOG_ERRNO(ctx, LIBXL__LOG_ERROR, "Disk vdev=%s "
                              "failed to stat: %s",

Would you like me to retest this against -unstable? Also would you like me to 'git format-patch/send-email' or is it too trivial to bother?


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