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authorMarkus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>2009-12-07 21:37:16 +0100
committerAnthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>2009-12-07 16:34:36 -0600
commit77e595e7c613c495714d04ce63fb9bce263c29ae (patch)
tree9c2abb8fae39552e97e8bb965961b24be557f1d9 /QMP
parent7cdfcfe18f0a9e8603e4a14770a84eb5649521c5 (diff)
QMP: add human-readable description to error response
Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'QMP')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/QMP/qmp-spec.txt b/QMP/qmp-spec.txt
index 8429789a9..1cbd21cd4 100644
--- a/QMP/qmp-spec.txt
+++ b/QMP/qmp-spec.txt
@@ -102,13 +102,16 @@ completed because of an error condition.
The format is:
-{ "error": { "class": json-string, "data": json-value }, "id": json-value }
+{ "error": { "class": json-string, "data": json-value, "desc": json-string },
+ "id": json-value }
- The "class" member contains the error class name (eg. "ServiceUnavailable")
- The "data" member contains specific error data and is defined in a
per-command basis, it will be an empty json-object if the error has no data
+- The "desc" member is a human-readable error message. Clients should
+ not attempt to parse this message.
- The "id" member contains the transaction identification associated with
the command execution (if issued by the Client)