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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] fw_cfg: Adopt /opt/RFQDN convention

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] fw_cfg: Adopt /opt/RFQDN convention
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:58:18 -0600
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On 04/18/2016 10:42 AM, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> FW CFG's primary user is QEMU, which uses it to expose configuration
> information (in the widest sense) to Firmware.  Thus the name FW CFG.
> FW CFG can also be used by others for their own purposes.  QEMU is
> merely acting as transport then.  Names starting with opt/ are reseved


> for such uses.  There is no provision, however, to guide safe sharing
> among different such users.
> Fix that, losely following QMP precedence: names should start with


> opt/RFQDN/, where RFQDN is a reverse fully qualified domain name you
> control.
> Based on a more ambitious patch from Michael Tsirkin.
> Cc: Gerd Hoffmann <address@hidden>
> Cc: Gabriel L. Somlo <address@hidden>
> Cc: Laszlo Ersek <address@hidden>
> Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
> ---

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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