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Re^2: [Ceph::RADOS] Help Debugging Inline C

by three18ti (Scribe)
on Nov 09, 2013 at 22:36 UTC ( #1061873=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: [Ceph::RADOS] Help Debugging Inline C
in thread [Ceph::RADOS] Help Debugging Inline C

Awesome! Thanks for this.

The first thing I did was add the debugging string, which returned a negative number. Thanks for pointing out where in the original code the negative number was coming from.

Ultimately, replacing the NULL with "" did the trick and I no longer get a segfault!

Any thoughts on moving Inline_Stack_Vars to the beginning of the sub definition?

That sounds like something that would be worth filing a bug report about. What is your reasoning behind the prototyping?

Thanks for your help. If you have any more, general advice on writing a Perl wrapper around a C API I'd love to hear it. This is my first foray into trying to extend a C library so I've got a bit of learning to do :)

Thanks again for your help!

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Re^3: [Ceph::RADOS] Help Debugging Inline C
by oiskuu (Friar) on Nov 11, 2013 at 09:33 UTC
    Regarding rados library and the rados_pool_list() — seeing that code instantly reminded me of snprintf.

    The snprintf/vsnprintf functions return n. of chars that would have been written with large enough buffer. The length argument is size_t, whereas return type is int... (Historical stdio matter?) SUSv2 and C99 are in disagreement concerning a snprintf call with len==0; with C99 allowing buf==NULL in that case.

    The ssize_t type allows a -1 error return where a size_t would otherwise be suitable. Like e.g. read() or pwrite.

Re^3: [Ceph::RADOS] Help Debugging Inline C
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 25, 2014 at 05:44 UTC
    hi I am looking forward the "perl library" for RADOS. could you share the code with me. thanks
      Hi guys. I just did a search and noticed people were actually using the proof of concept code I dumped. I have committed it into a github repo: And fixed the list pools as mentioned. It still needs some work, but github is a better place to collaborate if people are improving it.

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