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Re: [Xen-devel] Introduce rt real-time scheduler for Xen

On ven, 2014-07-11 at 11:50 +0100, Wei Liu wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:49:54AM -0400, Meng Xu wrote:
> [...]
> > 
> > [PATCH RFC v1 1/4] rt: Add rt scheduler to hypervisor
> > [PATCH RFC v1 2/4] xl for rt scheduler
> > [PATCH RFC v1 3/4] libxl for rt scheduler
> > [PATCH RFC v1 4/4] libxc for rt scheduler
> > 
> I have some general comments on how you arrange these patches.
> At a glance of the title and code you should do them in the order of 1,
> 4, 3 and 2. Apparently xl depends on libxl, libxl depends on libxc, and
> libxc depends on hypervisor. You will break bisection with current
> ordering.
Yep, I agree with Wei.

> And we normally write titles like
>   xen: add rt scheduler
>   libxl: introduce rt scheduler
>   xl: XXXX
>   etc.
> start with component name and separate with colon.
Indeed we do, and this helps quite a bit.

> Last but not least, you need to CC relevant maintainers. You can find
> out maintainers with scripts/get_maintainers.pl.
Yes, but this one, Meng almost got it right, I think.

Basically, Meng, you're missing hypervisors maintainers (at least for
patch 1). :-)


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Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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