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SubjectRe: [KVM PATCH v3 0/2] irqfd
On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 14:33:24 -0400 Gregory Haskins <ghaskins@novell.com> wrote:

> (Applies to kvm.git 41b76d8d0487c26d6d4d3fe53c1ff59b3236f096)
>
> This series implements a mechanism called "irqfd". It lets you create
> an eventfd based file-desriptor to inject interrupts to a kvm guest. We
> associate one gsi per fd for fine-grained routing.

It'd be nice if the KVM weenies amongst us were to be told why one
would want to inject interrupts into a KVM guest. Monosyllabic words
would be preferred ;)

> We do not have a user of this interface in this series, though note
> future version of virtual-bus (v4 and above) will be based on this.

So I assume that this patchset will be merged if/when a user of it is
merged?

> The first patch will require mainline buy-in, particularly from Davide
> (cc'd). The last patch is kvm specific.

Three EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL()s. Once the shouting has subsided I'd suggest
that this be merged via the KVM tree.




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