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SubjectRe: [kvm-devel] [RFC] Stable kvm userspace interface
Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 January 2007 14:47, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Can we please avoid adding a ton of new ioctls? ioctls inevitably
>> require 64-bit compat code for certain architectures, whereas
>> sysfs/procfs does not.
>
> For performance reasons, an ascii string based interface is not
> desireable here, some of these calls should be optimized to
> the point of counting cycles.

sysfs does not require ASCII...

Jeff



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