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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 12/24] virtio-blk: Functions for op blocker m
Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 12/24] virtio-blk: Functions for op blocker management
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:48:15 +0800
On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 05:26:02PM +0100, Max Reitz wrote:
> On 25.11.2015 17:18, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> > Am 25.11.2015 um 17:03 hat Max Reitz geschrieben:
> >> On 25.11.2015 16:57, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> >>> Am 09.11.2015 um 23:39 hat Max Reitz geschrieben:
> >>> This makes me wonder: What do we even block here any more? If I didn't
> >>> miss anything, it's only BLOCK_OP_TYPE_BACKUP_TARGET, and I'm not sure
> >>> why this needs to be blocked, or if we simply forgot to enable it.
> >> Well, even though in practice this wall of code doesn't make much sense,
> >> of course it will be safe for potential additions of new op blockers.
> >> And of course we actually don't want these blockers at all anymore...
> > Yes, but dataplane shouldn't really be special enough any more that we
> > want to disable features for it initially. By now it sounds more like an
> > easy way to forget unblocking a new feature even though it would work.
> > So perhaps we should really just remove the blockers from dataplane.
> > Then we don't have to answer the question above...
> Well, maybe. I guess this is up to Stefan.
At this point blockdev.c and block jobs acquire/release AioContext,
hence all these op blockers are being unblocked. I think we can switch
from whitelisting (unblocking) nearly everything to blacklisting
(blocking) only things that aren't supported yet.
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[Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 13/24] virtio-scsi: Catch BDS-BB removal/insertion, Max Reitz, 2015/11/09
[Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 14/24] nbd: Switch from close to eject notifier, Max Reitz, 2015/11/09
[Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 15/24] block: Remove BDS close notifier, Max Reitz, 2015/11/09
[Qemu-block] [PATCH v7 16/24] block: Use blk_remove_bs() in blk_delete(), Max Reitz, 2015/11/09
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