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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] memory: simple memory tree printer

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] memory: simple memory tree printer
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 10:53:08 +0200
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On 2011-09-12 10:46, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 09/11/2011 11:31 PM, Blue Swirl wrote:
>> Add a monitor command 'info mtree' to show the memory hierarchy.
> Does this turn the memory hierarchy into an ABI?  It shouldn't.  Things
> like BARs are immutable but if a BAR is internally composed of several
> regions, well that's no one's business.

"info mtree" falls into the same category as "info qtree" or
"device_show": they expose useful but unstable internal structures. But
they also only exist for the human monitor, so their output is not an
ABI by our definition.


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