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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH qemu v16 04/19] vmstate: Define VARRAY with VMS_


From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH qemu v16 04/19] vmstate: Define VARRAY with VMS_ALLOC
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 10:11:05 +0200
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On 01/06/2016 04:29, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> On 27/05/16 17:54, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>> On 04/05/16 16:52, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>>> This allows dynamic allocation for migrating arrays.
>>>
>>> Already existing VMSTATE_VARRAY_UINT32 requires an array to be
>>> pre-allocated, however there are cases when the size is not known in
>>> advance and there is no real need to enforce it.
>>>
>>> This defines another variant of VMSTATE_VARRAY_UINT32 with WMS_ALLOC
>>> flag which tells the receiving side to allocate memory for the array
>>> before receiving the data.
>>>
>>> The first user of it is a dynamic DMA window which existence and size
>>> are totally dynamic.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Kardashevskiy <address@hidden>
>>> Reviewed-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>
>>> Reviewed-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>
>>
>>
>> In what tree is this going to go? pseries? Or migration?
> 
> Anyone?

Go ahead, include it.

Paolo



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