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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] virtio-pci: flexible configuration layout
On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 03:37:42PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
> On 11/03/2011 02:11 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 12:37:04PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
> > > On 11/03/2011 01:31 AM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > > Add a flexible mechanism to specify virtio configuration layout, using
> > > > pci vendor-specific capability. A separate capability is used for each
> > > > of common, device specific and data-path accesses.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > How about posting the spec change instead of patches?
> >
> > We need both of course but I typically start with patches.
> > Easier to see whether it's even possible to implement the
> > spec without overhauling all of the code.
>
> Patches are okay for someone familiar with the code. For others, they
> require more effort.

Yes. It's just that I needed to convince myself that the approach is good,
and that meant writing the supporting code. Since I had the code
I didn't see a reason not to send it :)

> --
> error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function


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