Comment 0 for bug 1686364

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Richard Jones (rjones-redhat) wrote :

$ qemu-system-x86_64 -drive file=/tmp/foo\" -writeconfig -
# qemu config file

  file = "/tmp/foo""

For bonus points, try to construct a value qemu config file that contains a quoted value. It's pretty clear (from looking at the code also) that this is not possible.


- maximum value length is hard-coded in the parser at 1023 characters (for no apparent reason)

- the format is undocumented

- don't use sscanf for parsing!