[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: blktap2 portiblity fixes
On Monday 26 July 2010 16:53:02 Ian Jackson wrote:
> Christoph Egger writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: blktap2 portiblity
> > Can you use the c/s numbers, please?
> Changeset numbers are not guaranteed to be meaningful outside a
> particular tree, particularly in the presence of merges.
> > It was not necessary to backout c/s 21834 as this wasn't the root cause.
> I think by 21834 you mean 24277e3237ca.
No, c/s 21834 has the hash e76befc7fe2d.
> Looking at this patch it's difficult to review and test and there are
> some things I would like to see improved. Can I ask you to try to
> split the patch up into separate pieces ?
> At the very least, please separate out the following:
> * Adding new interfaces, ie introucing new functions and putting
> code into those functions and replacing it at the original site
> with a call;
> * Const-correctness
> * Code motion between files, and creation of libxl_linux.c;
> * Provide libxl_netbsd.c and associated Makefile changes to
> disable blktap2 on netbsd
> * #include portability fixes for openpty, pty.h etc.
That's doable but I don't see if a standalone const-correctness
patch makes sense just to make gcc happy with an other patch.
> > diff -r 2b768d52bc7f tools/libxl/libxl_bootloader.c
> > --- a/tools/libxl/libxl_bootloader.c Sun Jul 25 22:20:47 2010 +0100
> > +++ b/tools/libxl/libxl_bootloader.c Mon Jul 26 12:41:02 2010 +0200
> > @@ -15,9 +15,16 @@
> > #include "libxl_osdeps.h"
> > #include <string.h>
> > -#include <pty.h>
> > #include <unistd.h>
> > #include <fcntl.h>
> > +#include <termios.h>
> > +#if defined(__NetBSD__) || defined(__OpenBSD__)
> > +#include <util.h>
> > +#elif defined(__linux__)
> > +#include <pty.h>
> > +#elif defined(__sun__)
> > +#include <stropts.h>
> > +#endif
> This should be done by moving the relevant #includes to osdep.h, where
> all this kind of thing should be done.
Should this header be re-used by tools/console/daemon/io.c ?
If yes, where is the best place to put osdep.h ?
> > -int device_physdisk_major_minor(char *physpath, int *major, int *minor)
> > +int device_physdisk_major_minor(const char *physpath, int *major, int
> > *minor)
> This change should be separated out.
hg record is your friend.
---to satisfy European Law for business letters:
Advanced Micro Devices GmbH
Einsteinring 24, 85609 Dornach b. Muenchen
Geschaeftsfuehrer: Alberto Bozzo, Andrew Bowd
Sitz: Dornach, Gemeinde Aschheim, Landkreis Muenchen
Registergericht Muenchen, HRB Nr. 43632
Xen-devel mailing list