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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/3] xen: Sync up with the canonical protocol definitions in Xen
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On 13/06/18 08:13, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
> On 06/13/2018 09:11 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>> On June 12, 2018 10:49:31 PM PDT, Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>> <andr2000@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 06/13/2018 02:40 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 03:46:10PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>>>> On 12/06/18 09:48, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This is the sync up with the canonical definitions of the input,
>>>>>> sound and display protocols in Xen.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Changes to kbdif:
>>>>>> 1. Add missing string constants for {feature|request}-raw-pointer
>>>>>>      to align with the rest of the interface file.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2. Add new XenStore feature fields, so it is possible to
>>> individually
>>>>>>      control set of exposed virtual devices for each guest OS:
>>>>>>        - set feature-disable-keyboard to 1 if no keyboard device
>>> needs
>>>>>>          to be created
>>>>>>        - set feature-disable-pointer to 1 if no pointer device needs
>>>>>>          to be created
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 3. Move multi-touch device parameters to backend nodes: these are
>>>>>>       described as a part of frontend's XenBus configuration nodes
>>>>>>       while they belong to backend's configuration. Fix this by
>>> moving
>>>>>>       the parameters to the proper section.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Unique-id field:
>>>>>> 1. Add unique-id XenBus entry for virtual input and display.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2. Change type of unique-id field to string for sndif to align with
>>>>>> display and input protocols.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>> Cc: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm fine with this patch being added via the input tree with the
>>> other
>>>>> patches. In case I should take it via the Xen tree, please send me a
>>>>> note.
>>>> Juergen,
>>>>
>>>> I created an immutable branch off v4.17 with these 3 patches in case
>>> you
>>>> would want to merge them into your tree without waiting for them to
>>>> appear in mainline:
>>>>
>>>> git pull git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dtor/input.git
>>> ib/4.17-xen-kbdfront-runtime-config
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> I would prefer the fastest path of course
>> It will be part of 4.19 pull request; the immutable branch is for
>> Juergen if he does not want to wait till 4.19 merge window to get the
>> changes.
> Ah, I see. Juergen, can we please merge this via Xen tree then which
> I assume will be faster?

As Dmitry has it already queued in the input tree I think this is fine.
I trust him to take the right decision for which kernel version those
patches are to be queued. They belong to the input tree after all.


Juergen

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