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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v3 22/24] tools/libxl: arm: Use an higher value for the GIC phandle

On 29/01/15 11:07, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jan 2015, Julien Grall wrote:
>> The partial device tree may contains phandle. The Device Tree Compiler
>> tends to allocate the phandle from 1.
>> Reserve the ID 65000 for the GIC phandle. I think we can safely assume
>> that the partial device tree will never contain a such ID.
>> Signed-off-by: Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Shouldn't we at least check that the partial device tree doesn't contain
> a conflicting phandle?

I don't think so. This will unlikely happen, and if it happens the guest
will crash with an obvious error.


Julien Grall

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