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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 1/3] xen: Sync up with the canonical protocol definitions in Xen
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On June 12, 2018 11:13:40 PM PDT, Oleksandr Andrushchenko <andr2000@gmail.com> wrote:
>On 06/13/2018 09:11 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>> On June 12, 2018 10:49:31 PM PDT, Oleksandr Andrushchenko
><andr2000@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 06/13/2018 02:40 AM, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 03:46:10PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>>>> On 12/06/18 09:48, Oleksandr Andrushchenko wrote:
>>>>>> From: Oleksandr Andrushchenko <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This is the sync up with the canonical definitions of the input,
>>>>>> sound and display protocols in Xen.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Changes to kbdif:
>>>>>> 1. Add missing string constants for {feature|request}-raw-pointer
>>>>>> to align with the rest of the interface file.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2. Add new XenStore feature fields, so it is possible to
>>> individually
>>>>>> control set of exposed virtual devices for each guest OS:
>>>>>> - set feature-disable-keyboard to 1 if no keyboard device
>>> needs
>>>>>> to be created
>>>>>> - set feature-disable-pointer to 1 if no pointer device
>needs
>>>>>> to be created
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 3. Move multi-touch device parameters to backend nodes: these are
>>>>>> described as a part of frontend's XenBus configuration
>nodes
>>>>>> while they belong to backend's configuration. Fix this by
>>> moving
>>>>>> the parameters to the proper section.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Unique-id field:
>>>>>> 1. Add unique-id XenBus entry for virtual input and display.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2. Change type of unique-id field to string for sndif to align
>with
>>>>>> display and input protocols.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Andrushchenko
>>> <oleksandr_andrushchenko@epam.com>
>>>>>> Cc: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
>>>>> Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm fine with this patch being added via the input tree with the
>>> other
>>>>> patches. In case I should take it via the Xen tree, please send me
>a
>>>>> note.
>>>> Juergen,
>>>>
>>>> I created an immutable branch off v4.17 with these 3 patches in
>case
>>> you
>>>> would want to merge them into your tree without waiting for them to
>>>> appear in mainline:
>>>>
>>>> git pull
>git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dtor/input.git
>>> ib/4.17-xen-kbdfront-runtime-config
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> I would prefer the fastest path of course
>> It will be part of 4.19 pull request; the immutable branch is for
>Juergen if he does not want to wait till 4.19 merge window to get the
>changes.
>Ah, I see. Juergen, can we please merge this via Xen tree then which
>I assume will be faster?

We are in the tail end of 4.18 merge window so it should not make it in 4.18 no matter what tree the patches will go through.


Thanks.

--
Dmitry

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