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SubjectRe: [KVM PATCH] KVM: introduce "xinterface" API for external interaction with guests
Zan Lynx wrote:
> Gregory Haskins wrote:
>> Gregory Haskins wrote:
>>> Note that if we are going to generalize the interface to support other
>>> guests as you may have been suggesting above, it should probably stay
>>> statically linked (and perhaps live in ./lib or something)
>>>
>>
>> More specifically, it can no longer live in kvm.ko. I guess it
>> technically doesn't have to be statically linked, though (e.g.
>> xinterface.ko is fine, too).
>
> Speaking as someone who knows nothing about this, if this is going to
> be a module and visible in places like lsmod, could you name it
> something else?
>
> I see "xinterface.ko" and the first thing in my head is "something to
> do with the X Window System."
>
> How about kvm_xinterface or vguest_xinterface?
>

Heh, I totally agree. That was just pseudo-naming, anyway. ;)

If it was going to be generic, I would do something like
"virt-xinterface.ko".

Kind Regards,
-Greg

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