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Re: Integrating QOM into QAPI

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: Integrating QOM into QAPI
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:00:40 +0100
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Christophe de Dinechin <address@hidden> writes:

>> On 26 Jan 2020, at 16:04, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Sun, 26 Jan 2020 at 08:10, Christophe de Dinechin
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> You'd have more luck persuading me we should move to Rust:
>> at least then we'd get some clear benefits (no more buffer
>> overrun security bugs) for the upheaval :-)
> This is largely a myth as soon as you need to do “your own stuff”.
> Example: CVE-2019-18960, https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/141.

I think "largely a myth" is too harsh.  Yes, it's not a silver bullet to
insta-slay all memory and concurrency safety vampires.  It does provide
useful guarantees, though.  How useful exactly in practice time will

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