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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 5/6] arm64/xen: introduce CONFIG_XEN on ARM64
On Wed, 2013-06-05 at 18:02 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> Changes in v4:
> - build the entire arch/arm/xen directory under arch/arm64, ifdef
> hypercall.S appropriately.

This is probably the best (or equal first) of a bunch of bad options :-/

> + * The Xen hypercall calling convention is very similar to the ARM/ARM64
> + * procedure calling convention: the first paramter is passed in r0/x0,


> + * the second in r1/x1, the third in r2/x2 and the fourth in r3/x3.
> + * Considering that Xen hypercalls have 5 arguments at most, the fifth
> + * paramter is always passed in r4/x4, differently from the ARM
> + * procedure calling convention of using the stack for that case.

and "parameter" again.

Strictly speaking the fifth argument handling only differs from the
32-bit PCS, not the 64-bit one. Splitting hairs a bit there.

If you fix the typo and clarify the fifth argument or not as you wish:

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <>


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