Commit fe40e627 authored by Anthony Liguori's avatar Anthony Liguori

qom: accept any compatible type when setting a link property

Links had limited utility before as they only allowed a concrete type to be
specified.  Now we can support abstract types and interfaces which means it's
now possible to have a link<PCIDevice>.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAnthony Liguori <>
parent 57c9fafe
......@@ -735,11 +735,12 @@ static void object_set_link_property(Object *obj, Visitor *v, void *opaque,
if (target) {
gchar *target_type;
target_type = g_strdup_printf("link<%s>",
if (strcmp(target_type, type) == 0) {
*child = target;
target_type = g_strdup(&type[5]);
target_type[strlen(target_type) - 2] = 0;
if (object_dynamic_cast(target, target_type)) {
*child = target;
} else {
error_set(errp, QERR_INVALID_PARAMETER_TYPE, name, type);
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