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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/8] Xen: FIFO-based event channel ABI

On 19/03/2013 21:00, "David Vrabel" <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This is an RFC of the FIFO-based event channel ABI described in this
> design document:
> http://xenbits.xen.org/people/dvrabel/event-channels-C.pdf

Nice! :) It seems not massively more code than the 3-level implementation,
although granted it's not fully baked yet. But I like it.

 -- Keir

> Changes since draft B are:
> - Queue tail is now private to Xen.
> - Guest pages are specified by MFN in the hypercalls.
> - Updated link/unlink algorithm to avoid races when adding an event to
>   a queue that is becoming empty.
> Patch 1-5 do some preparatory work for supporting alternate ABIs.
> Patch 6 is a hack to allow it to build.
> Patch 7-8 add the ABI and the implementation.  Patch 8 list some of
> the known limitations with this RFC implementation.
> David

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