Commit 55d492d7 authored by Max Reitz's avatar Max Reitz Committed by Kevin Wolf

qemu-img: Report error even with --oformat=json

img_check() should report that the format of the given image does not
support checks even if JSON output is desired. JSON data is output to
stdout, as opposed to error messages, which are (in the case of
qemu-img) printed to stderr. Therefore, it is easy to distinguish
between the two.

Also, img_info() does already use error_report() for human-readable
messages even though JSON output is desired (through
Signed-off-by: default avatarMax Reitz <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarMarkus Armbruster <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarKevin Wolf <>
parent c13959c7
......@@ -663,9 +663,7 @@ static int img_check(int argc, char **argv)
ret = collect_image_check(bs, check, filename, fmt, fix);
if (ret == -ENOTSUP) {
if (output_format == OFORMAT_HUMAN) {
error_report("This image format does not support checks");
error_report("This image format does not support checks");
ret = 63;
goto fail;
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