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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/6] virtio_balloon: transitional interface
On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 12:35:45PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> Virtio 1.0 doesn't include a modern balloon device.
> But it's not a big change to support a transitional
> balloon device: this has the advantage of supporting
> existing drivers, transparently.
>
> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
> ---
> include/uapi/linux/virtio_balloon.h | 11 ++++++++--
> drivers/virtio/virtio_balloon.c | 43 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
> 2 files changed, 43 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

So all in all 32 LOC added, and 9 out of these
deal with endian-ness differences.

Seems like a small cost for guests to pay for a clean spec, no?

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MST


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