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Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] iOS and Apple Silicon host support

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/7] iOS and Apple Silicon host support
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:05:34 +0000

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 08:06:54PM -0700, Joelle van Dyne wrote:
> Based-on: 20201026191540.12434-1-j@getutm.app
> ([PATCH RESEND 0/4] Mirror map JIT memory for TCG)
> These set of changes brings QEMU TCG to iOS devices and future Apple Silicon
> devices. They were originally developed last year and have been working in the
> UTM app. Recently, we ported the changes to master, re-wrote a lot of the 
> build
> script changes for meson, and broke up the patches into more distinct units.
> A summary of the changes:
> * `CONFIG_IOS` defined when building for iOS and iOS specific changes (as well
>   as unsupported code) are gated behind it.
> * A new dependency, libucontext is added since iOS does not have native 
> ucontext
>   and broken support for sigaltstack. libucontext is available as a new option
>   for coroutine backend.
> * On stock iOS devices, there is a workaround for running JIT code without
>   any special entitlement. It requires the JIT region to be mirror mapped with
>   one region RW and another one RX. To support this style of JIT, TCG is 
> changed
>   to support writing to a different code_ptr. This change is submitted in a
>   different patch set and this one depends on it.
> * For (recent) jailbroken iOS devices as well as upcoming Apple Silicon 
> devices,
>   there are new rules for applications supporting JIT (with the proper
>   entitlement). These rules are implemented as well.

These patches are in pretty good shape. I have posted comments, the main
request is to add a ./MAINTAINERS file entry and to look into continuous
integration support.


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