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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V5 30/32] libxl: consider force removal of device successful

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 04:15:45PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wei Liu writes ("[PATCH V5 30/32] libxl: consider force removal of device 
> successful"):
> > The current behavior of libxl to remove a device is, if the backend
> > times out, libxl will initiate a force removal (destroy) of that device.
> > However, libxl still returns failure in that case, even if the force
> > removal was successful.
> > 
> > If a device is force removed and the force removal succeeds, from
> > guest's PoV this device is gone. Libxl should consider this a
> > successful case as well.
> I think that the problem should be reported to the caller somehow.  I
> would invent a new libxl status code.

OK. I will see what I can do. Basically it means a new status code
meaning "libxl is asked to remove that device, but backend times out, so
libxl destroy that device instead".


> Ian.

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