Re: [PATCH RFC V6 1/5] kvm hypervisor : Add a hypercall to KVM hypervisor to support pv-ticketlocks

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On 04/29/2012 04:20 PM, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> > > This is too similar to kvm_irq_delivery_to_apic(). Why not reuse it. We
> > > can use one of reserved delivery modes as PV delivery mode. We will
> > > disallow guest to trigger it through apic interface, so this will not be
> > > part of ABI and can be changed at will.
> > >
> > 
> > I'm not thrilled about this.  Those delivery modes will eventually
> > become unreserved.  We can have a kvm_lookup_apic_id() that is shared
> > among implementations.
> > 
> This is only internal implementation. If they become unreserved we will
> use something else.
>

Yeah, I'm thinking of that time.  Why do something temporary and fragile?

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