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Re: [Xen-devel] [V10 PATCH 08/23] PVH xen: Introduce PVH guest type and some basic changes.

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:47 PM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 06.08.13 at 13:29, George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 2:59 AM, Mukesh Rathor <mukesh.rathor@xxxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>>> --- a/xen/arch/x86/x86_64/traps.c
>>> +++ b/xen/arch/x86/x86_64/traps.c
>>> @@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ void show_registers(struct cpu_user_regs *regs)
>>>      }
>>>  }
>>> -void vcpu_show_registers(const struct vcpu *v)
>>> +void vcpu_show_registers(struct vcpu *v)
>> Rather than doing this (which could potentially mask a bug in which
>> something actually *does* get changed),  wouldn't it make more sense
>> to make hvm_kernel_mode (and hvm_get_segment_register) be const?
> That's what I suggested first too, but which turned out not to
> work: Down the call tree there is a use of v where a pointer to
> non-const is required (iirc in VMX specific code).

Then the changelog should say that, preferably the exact function
where non-const is needed, so people know why that's necessary without
having to do their own looking.


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