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    SubjectRe: + stupid-hack-to-make-mainline-build.patch added to -mm tree
    * Jeremy Fitzhardinge (jeremy@goop.org) wrote:
    > 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.

    I agree with that, but I think that's esp. for things like create and launch
    new vcpu. The IPI bit I'm not as clear on, nor running this all on native
    as well.

    thanks,
    -chris
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