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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 04/18] xen: create xenstore areas for XenDevi

From: Anthony PERARD
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 04/18] xen: create xenstore areas for XenDevice-s
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2018 15:07:06 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.11.1 (2018-12-01)

On Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 03:08:30PM +0000, Paul Durrant wrote:
> This patch adds a new source module, xen-bus-helper.c, which builds on
> basic libxenstore primitives to provide functions to create (setting
> permissions appropriately) and destroy xenstore areas, and functions to
> 'printf' and 'scanf' nodes therein. The main xen-bus code then uses
> these primitives [1] to initialize and destroy the frontend and backend
> areas for a XenDevice during realize and unrealize respectively.
> The 'xen-block' implementation is extended with a 'get_name' method that
> returns the VBD number. This number is required to 'name' the xenstore
> areas.
> NOTE: An exit handler is also added to make sure the xenstore areas are
>       cleaned up if QEMU terminates without devices being unrealized.
> [1] The 'scanf' functions are actually not yet needed, but they will be
>     needed by code delivered in subsequent patches.
> Signed-off-by: Paul Durrant <address@hidden>

Looks good,

Reviewed-by: Anthony PERARD <address@hidden>


Anthony PERARD

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