Re: [PATCH V2 0/5] Mkey support in infiniband-diags

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On 4/23/2012 8:53 PM, Jim Foraker wrote:
>      I am about to send version 2 of the mkey patches for
> infiniband-diags to the list.  Notable changes are:
> 
> . both current mkey and new mkey (for ibportstate) may now be prompted
> for in addition to specified on the command line (ie, identical to
> saquery smkey support)
> 
> . mkey support touches (sadly, just a few) fewer files, due to SMP
> handling cleanups committed earlier
> 
> . saquery's smkey handling has been fixed to allow the return of
> authenticated SA data (this worked for only a few record types before)
> 
> . config file chmod and mkey option patches have been split out
> 
>      I think this covers most/all of the comments received from V1, with
> the exception of the discussions surrounding multiple-mkey policies.
> Given that the diags likely should support operations with a
> single/specified mkey regardless of subnet policy, I think these patches
> get us closer to that goal without standing in the way of future
> discussions on how to get there.

Guess we'll cross this bridge when we get there. I'm a little concerned
with any command line/config file syntax changing but I don't see a way
around that if we are going to support multiple mkey policies in the future.

-- Hal

> 
>      Jim
> 
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