Patchwork [1/8] vl: add -object option to create QOM objects from the command line

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Submitter Anthony Liguori
Date Oct. 30, 2012, 11:02 p.m.
Message ID <1351638178-15056-2-git-send-email-aliguori@us.ibm.com>
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Permalink /patch/195653/
State New
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Anthony Liguori - Oct. 30, 2012, 11:02 p.m.
This will create a new QOM object in the '/objects' path.  Note that properties
are set in order which allows for simple objects to be initialized entirely
with this option and then realized.

This option is roughly equivalent to -device but for things that are not
devices.

Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
---
 qemu-config.c   | 10 ++++++++++
 qemu-options.hx |  8 ++++++++
 vl.c            | 56 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 74 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/qemu-config.c b/qemu-config.c
index e854fff..5dee47c 100644
--- a/qemu-config.c
+++ b/qemu-config.c
@@ -678,6 +678,15 @@  static QemuOptsList qemu_add_fd_opts = {
     },
 };
 
+static QemuOptsList qemu_object_opts = {
+    .name = "object",
+    .implied_opt_name = "qom-type",
+    .head = QTAILQ_HEAD_INITIALIZER(qemu_object_opts.head),
+    .desc = {
+        { }
+    },
+};
+
 static QemuOptsList *vm_config_groups[32] = {
     &qemu_drive_opts,
     &qemu_chardev_opts,
@@ -695,6 +704,7 @@  static QemuOptsList *vm_config_groups[32] = {
     &qemu_iscsi_opts,
     &qemu_sandbox_opts,
     &qemu_add_fd_opts,
+    &qemu_object_opts,
     NULL,
 };
 
diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index a67a255..d201a82 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -2888,6 +2888,14 @@  STEXI
 Enable FIPS 140-2 compliance mode.
 ETEXI
 
+DEF("object", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_object,
+    "-object TYPENAME[,PROP1=VALUE1,...]\n"
+    "                create an new object of type TYPENAME setting properties\n"
+    "                in the order they are specified.  Note that the 'id'\n"
+    "                property must be set.  These objects are placed in the\n"
+    "                '/objects' path.\n",
+    QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
+
 HXCOMM This is the last statement. Insert new options before this line!
 STEXI
 @end table
diff --git a/vl.c b/vl.c
index 5a3d316..895324e 100644
--- a/vl.c
+++ b/vl.c
@@ -168,6 +168,7 @@  int main(int argc, char **argv)
 #include "osdep.h"
 
 #include "ui/qemu-spice.h"
+#include "qapi/string-input-visitor.h"
 
 //#define DEBUG_NET
 //#define DEBUG_SLIRP
@@ -2441,6 +2442,53 @@  static void free_and_trace(gpointer mem)
     free(mem);
 }
 
+static int object_set_property(const char *name, const char *value, void *opaque)
+{
+    Object *obj = OBJECT(opaque);
+    StringInputVisitor *siv;
+    Error *local_err = NULL;
+
+    if (strcmp(name, "qom-type") == 0 || strcmp(name, "id") == 0) {
+        return 0;
+    }
+
+    siv = string_input_visitor_new(value);
+    object_property_set(obj, string_input_get_visitor(siv), name, &local_err);
+    string_input_visitor_cleanup(siv);
+
+    if (local_err) {
+        qerror_report_err(local_err);
+        error_free(local_err);
+        return -1;
+    }
+
+    return 0;
+}
+
+static int object_create(QemuOpts *opts, void *opaque)
+{
+    const char *type = qemu_opt_get(opts, "qom-type");
+    const char *id = qemu_opts_id(opts);
+    Object *obj;
+
+    g_assert(type != NULL);
+
+    if (id == NULL) {
+        qerror_report(QERR_MISSING_PARAMETER, "id");
+        return -1;
+    }
+
+    obj = object_new(type);
+    if (qemu_opt_foreach(opts, object_set_property, obj, 1) < 0) {
+        return -1;
+    }
+
+    object_property_add_child(container_get(object_get_root(), "/objects"),
+                              id, obj, NULL);
+
+    return 0;
+}
+
 int qemu_init_main_loop(void)
 {
     return main_loop_init();
@@ -3411,6 +3459,9 @@  int main(int argc, char **argv, char **envp)
                 exit(1);
 #endif
                 break;
+            case QEMU_OPTION_object:
+                opts = qemu_opts_parse(qemu_find_opts("object"), optarg, 1);
+                break;
             default:
                 os_parse_cmd_args(popt->index, optarg);
             }
@@ -3441,6 +3492,11 @@  int main(int argc, char **argv, char **envp)
         qemu_set_version(machine->hw_version);
     }
 
+    if (qemu_opts_foreach(qemu_find_opts("object"),
+                          object_create, NULL, 0) != 0) {
+        exit(1);
+    }
+
     /* Init CPU def lists, based on config
      * - Must be called after all the qemu_read_config_file() calls
      * - Must be called before list_cpus()