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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v7 0/7] push mmio dispatch out of big lock

From: liu ping fan
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v7 0/7] push mmio dispatch out of big lock
Date: Mon, 6 May 2013 09:46:56 +0800

On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
> Il 03/05/2013 10:04, Jan Kiszka ha scritto:
>> We can't change the semantics of opaque as long as old_mmio / old_portio
>> are around. But we need a flag anyway to indicate if a region is
>> depending on BQL or not. Adding a separate "Object *owner" to
>> MemoryRegion can serve both purposes. Then we define something like
>> void memory_region_set_local_locking(MemoryRegion *mr,
>>                                      bool local_locking,
>>                                      Object *owner);
>> to control the property (if local_locking is true, owner must be
>> non-NULL, of course). That's quite similar to my old prototype here that
>> had memory_region_set/clear_global_locking.
> I think setting the owner can be done separately from enabling local
> lock.  For example, memory_region_find could also have a variant that
> adds a ref to the owner.  It would be very similar to what Ping Fan is
> doing in the virtio-dataplane's HostMem data structure.
See reply in another thread .

> Paolo

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