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SubjectRe: + stupid-hack-to-make-mainline-build.patch added to -mm tree
Chris Wright wrote:
> * Daniel Arai (arai@vmware.com) wrote:
>
>> There's no good way to override __send_IPI_shortcut. I suppose we could add
>> paravirt ops for __send_IPI_shortcut and every other op that touches the APIC.
>>
>
> While that's basically what we did in Xen, it would make more sense to
> build it into genapic which would give us one common abstraction to base
> from. We should avoid adding pv_ops when existing infrastructure exists.
>

I was looking at cutting in at a much higher level. The interface in
<linux/smp.h> is a good match for Xen, so I was going to investigate
making pv_ops at that level and see how it falls out.

J
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