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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH net-next v5 1/9] xen-netback: Introduce TX grant map definitions

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 07:54:29PM +0000, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
> On 19/02/14 10:05, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >On Tue, 2014-02-18 at 20:36 +0000, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
> >>On 18/02/14 17:06, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >>>On Mon, 2014-01-20 at 21:24 +0000, Zoltan Kiss wrote:
> >>>>This patch contains the new definitions necessary for grant mapping.
> >>>
> >>>Is this just adding a bunch of (currently) unused functions? That's a
> >>>slightly odd way to structure a series. They don't seem to be "generic
> >>>helpers" or anything so it would be more normal to introduce these as
> >>>they get used -- it's a bit hard to review them out of context.
> >>I've created two patches because they are quite huge even now,
> >>separately. Together they would be a ~500 line change. That was the best
> >>I could figure out keeping in mind that bisect should work. But as I
> >>wrote in the first email, I welcome other suggestions. If you and Wei
> >>prefer this two patch in one big one, I merge them in the next version.
> >
> >I suppose it is hard to split a change like this up in a sensible way,
> >but it is rather hard to review something which is split in two parts
> >sensibly.
> >
> >If the combined patch too large to fit on the lists?
> Well, it's ca. 30 kb, ~500 lines changed. I guess it's possible.
> It's up to you and Wei, if you would like them to be merged, I can
> do that.

As I said before, my bottom line is "don't break bisection". Do whatever
you want to. :-)


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