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SubjectRe: [KVM PATCH v7 0/5] irqfd fixes and enhancements
On 06/29/2009 09:28 PM, Gregory Haskins wrote:
> (Applies to kvm.git/master:4631e094)
>
> The following is the latest attempt to fix the races in irqfd/eventfd, as
> well as restore DEASSIGN support. For more details, please read the patch
> headers. I've restored the slow-work variant of the logic as a separate
> patch (5/5) so we can get a better idea of the true difference between
> the workqueue approach and the slow-work style. I am personally in favor
> of the slow-work approach since it doesnt require a mostly-idle+dedicated
> thread to hang around. But that is just me. 5/5 can be ignored, folded
> in to 3/5+4/5 as appropriate, or merged as is per the whim of Avi et. al.
>

I think a good compromise would be to create the workqueue when the
first VM is launched.

> As always, this series has been tested against the kvm-eventfd unit test
> with both 5/5 applied and unapplied, and everything appears to be
> functioning properly. You can download this test here:
>
> ftp://ftp.novell.com/dev/ghaskins/kvm-eventfd.tar.bz2
>
> I've included version 4 of Davide's eventfd patch (ported to kvm.git) so
> that its a complete reviewable series. Note, however, that there may be
> later versions of his patch to consider for merging, so we should
> coordinate with him.
>

Davide's patch was merged upstream. Please take a look to make sure
this patchset is compatible with what was merged.

Patchset looks good to me, but I'd appreciate an ack from Michael (or
anyone else who's interested).

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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