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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] xen: Use evtchn_type_t as a type for event channels
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On 3/8/20 9:19 AM, Yan Yankovskyi wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 07, 2020 at 02:41:44PM -0500, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
>
>> I also think that, given that this patch is trying to get types in
>> order, find_virq() will need more changes: it is supposed to return
>> evtchn_port_t. But then it also wants to return a (signed) error.
>
> As we don't care which error we got during find_virq call, we can just
> return 0 in case of error, and port number otherwise. Port 0 is never
> valid, so this approach can work for the other functions as well.
> On the other hand, passing port using pointer and returning actual
> error message, as it's done in xenbus_alloc_evtchn(), sounds like a
> better approach overall. What do you think?

Either way should be fine.

(BTW, you also need to update evtchn_from_irq(), I think you missed it).

-boris




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