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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v9 03/25] libxc/migration: Specification update for DIRTY_PFN_LIST records

On 27/01/16 10:00, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Wed, 2016-01-27 at 15:12 +0800, Wen Congyang wrote:
>> On 01/27/2016 04:44 AM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>>> +             0x0000000F: DIRTY_PFN_LIST
>>>> +
>>> Perhaps make it part of the optional and prefix it with CHECKPOINT?
>> IIUC, optional record can be ignored, but this record cannot be ignored.
>> To Andrew Cooper:
>> Should I mark this record as optional record?
> My understanding was that this indicated things for which support was
> mandatory (whereas unknown optional ones may be ignored), not that they
> must be present in every stream.
> IOW placing this in the mandatory flags is correct, since the restorer
> cannot simply ignore a checkpoint flag.

Both correct on all points.  This should be a mandatory record.


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