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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.2 Release Plan / TODO

Dan Magenheimer writes ("RE: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.2 Release Plan / TODO"):
> > From: Ian Jackson [mailto:Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > There are a few operations that make a function necessarily have to be
> > slow in the libxl api sense.  These are: xenstore watches; spawning
> > subprocesses; anything with a timeout.
> > 
> > More broadly any function which is sufficiently slow that a caller
> > might reasonably want to initiate it, and then carry on doing
> > something else while the function completes.  So this includes any
> > operation which a toolstack might want to parallelise.
> Got it.  Thanks.  This is a bit clearer than the comment in libxl.h.

The internal-facing documentation, which is for people who might be
implementing libxl facilities and API designers, is in
libxl_internal.h.  But the comment there is less comprehensive.  I
will prepare a patch to update it.


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