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Re: [PATCH] meson: install ivshmem-client and ivshmem-server

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] meson: install ivshmem-client and ivshmem-server
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2020 09:57:29 +0200
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On 04/09/20 09:24, Markus Armbruster wrote:
>> Ah, via the tools variable in configure.  Nice maze.  I've queued the patch.
> Please don't.
> These programs are examples to help people understand how the ivhsmem
> device works.  They might even be useful for debugging.  They are *not*
> to be used in production.

Oooookay. :)  It needs to be documented in the changelog.


> docs/specs/ivshmem-spec.txt:
>     Example server code is in contrib/ivshmem-server/.  Not to be used in
>     production.  It assumes all clients use the same number of interrupt
>     vectors.
>     A standalone client is in contrib/ivshmem-client/.  It can be useful
>     for debugging.
> Installing example *source* might make sense (but I doubt it).
> Installing the binaries does not.

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