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Subject[PATCH 00/10] Refactor arch specific Hyper-V code
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To support Linux guests on Hyper-V on multiple architectures, the original
approach factored out all differences between Hyper-V on x86/x64 and
Hyper-V on ARM64 into functions or #defines under arch/x86 and
arch/arm64. Some of these differences are truly related to the
architecture, but others are more properly treated as Linux OS
differences or just quirks in Hyper-V. Feedback from Arnd Bergmann[1]
recommended that differences other than architecture should be
incorporated into the architecture independent Hyper-V code. Each
difference can be handled with conditions specific to the difference
instead of tying it to the broader x86/x64 vs. ARM64. This approach
reduces the amount of code under arch/x86 and arch/arm64 and keeps
the non-architectural differences localized and more easily understood.

This patch set implements the new approach by changing the interface
between the architecture independent code and the architecture dependent
code for x86/x64. The patches move code from arch/x86 to the
architecture independent Hyper-V code whenever possible, and add
architecture independent support needed by other architectures like
ARM64. No functionality is changed for x86/x64. A subsequent patch
set will provide the Hyper-V support code under arch/arm64.

This patch set results in an increase in lines of code (though some
of the increase is additional comments). But the lines needed under
arch/arm64 in the upcoming patch set is significantly reduced, resulting
in a net decrease of about 125 lines.

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAK8P3a1hDBVembCd+6=ENUWYFz=72JBTFMrKYZ2aFd+_Q04F+g@mail.gmail.com/

Michael Kelley (10):
Drivers: hv: vmbus: Move Hyper-V page allocator to arch neutral code
x86/hyper-v: Move hv_message_type to architecture neutral module
Drivers: hv: Redo Hyper-V synthetic MSR get/set functions
Drivers: hv: vmbus: Move hyperv_report_panic_msg to arch neutral code
Drivers: hv: vmbus: Handle auto EOI quirk inline
Drivers: hv: vmbus: Move handling of VMbus interrupts
clocksource/drivers/hyper-v: Handle vDSO differences inline
clocksource/drivers/hyper-v: Handle sched_clock differences inline
clocksource/drivers/hyper-v: Set clocksource rating based on Hyper-V
feature
clocksource/drivers/hyper-v: Move handling of STIMER0 interrupts

arch/x86/hyperv/hv_init.c | 53 +-------
arch/x86/include/asm/hyperv-tlfs.h | 131 ++++++++++---------
arch/x86/include/asm/mshyperv.h | 67 ++--------
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mshyperv.c | 23 ++--
drivers/clocksource/hyperv_timer.c | 250 +++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
drivers/hv/hv.c | 93 +++++++++++---
drivers/hv/vmbus_drv.c | 89 +++++++++++--
include/asm-generic/hyperv-tlfs.h | 35 ++++++
include/asm-generic/mshyperv.h | 19 ++-
include/clocksource/hyperv_timer.h | 3 +-
10 files changed, 450 insertions(+), 313 deletions(-)

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