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[PATCH v4 1/2] content: define what an exported object is

From: David Stevens
Subject: [PATCH v4 1/2] content: define what an exported object is
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:18:22 +0900

Define a mechanism for sharing objects between different virtio

Signed-off-by: David Stevens <address@hidden>
 content.tex      | 12 ++++++++++++
 introduction.tex |  4 ++++
 2 files changed, 16 insertions(+)

diff --git a/content.tex b/content.tex
index b1ea9b9..c8a367b 100644
--- a/content.tex
+++ b/content.tex
@@ -373,6 +373,18 @@ \section{Driver Notifications} \label{sec:Virtqueues / 
Driver notifications}
+\section{Exporting Objects}\label{sec:Basic Facilities of a Virtio Device / 
Exporting Objects}
+When an object created by one virtio device needs to be
+shared with a seperate virtio device, the first device can
+export the object by generating a UUID which can then
+be passed to the second device to identify the object.
+What constitutes an object, how to export objects, and
+how to import objects are defined by the individual device
+types. It is RECOMMENDED that devices generate version 4
+UUIDs as specified by \hyperref[intro:rfc4122]{[RFC4122]}.
 \chapter{General Initialization And Device Operation}\label{sec:General 
Initialization And Device Operation}
 We start with an overview of device initialization, then expand on the
diff --git a/introduction.tex b/introduction.tex
index 40f16f8..fc2aa50 100644
--- a/introduction.tex
+++ b/introduction.tex
@@ -40,6 +40,10 @@ \section{Normative References}\label{sec:Normative 
        \phantomsection\label{intro:rfc2119}\textbf{[RFC2119]} &
 Bradner S., ``Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement
 Levels'', BCP 14, RFC 2119, March 1997. 
+       \phantomsection\label{intro:rfc4122}\textbf{[RFC4122]} &
+Leach, P., Mealling, M., and R. Salz, ``A Universally Unique
+IDentifier (UUID) URN Namespace'', RFC 4122, DOI 10.17487/RFC4122,
+July 2005. \newline\url{http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4122.txt}\\
        \phantomsection\label{intro:S390 PoP}\textbf{[S390 PoP]} & 
z/Architecture Principles of Operation, IBM Publication SA22-7832, 
\newline\url{http://publibfi.boulder.ibm.com/epubs/pdf/dz9zr009.pdf}, and any 
future revisions\\
        \phantomsection\label{intro:S390 Common I/O}\textbf{[S390 Common I/O]} 
& ESA/390 Common I/O-Device and Self-Description, IBM Publication SA22-7204, 
 and any future revisions\\
        \phantomsection\label{intro:PCI}\textbf{[PCI]} &

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