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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 4/9] tools/libxc: Scripts for inspection/valdiation of legacy and new streams

On 07/05/14 13:03, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-04-30 at 19:36 +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> I suppose these are for debugging/inspecting rather than to be used in
> practice? In which case I don't think there's any need for me to review
> especially.

It's primarily for validating that saved images comply with the spec and
thus it does need to be easy to keep maintained.

> My only thought is that the need to repeat all of the data types is a
> bit unfortunate and risks bugs and/or deviation. I can well imagine you
> don't want to invent up an IDL or anything, is there anything out there
> which might suffice? SWIG seems like overkill.
> http://code.google.com/p/ctypesgen/ perhaps?

I think this is a valid concern.


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