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From: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>
To: Max Gurtovoy <mgurtovoy@nvidia.com>
Cc: <cohuck@redhat.com>, <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <jgg@nvidia.com>,
	<aviadye@nvidia.com>, <oren@nvidia.com>, <shahafs@nvidia.com>,
	<parav@nvidia.com>, <artemp@nvidia.com>, <kwankhede@nvidia.com>,
	<ACurrid@nvidia.com>, <cjia@nvidia.com>, <yishaih@nvidia.com>,
	<kevin.tian@intel.com>, <hch@infradead.org>,
	<targupta@nvidia.com>, <shameerali.kolothum.thodi@huawei.com>,
	<liulongfang@huawei.com>, <yan.y.zhao@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/11] vfio-pci: introduce vfio_pci_core subsystem driver
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2021 15:26:56 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210608152656.5aa4cfa3.alex.williamson@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210603160809.15845-11-mgurtovoy@nvidia.com>

On Thu, 3 Jun 2021 19:08:08 +0300
Max Gurtovoy <mgurtovoy@nvidia.com> wrote:
> diff --git a/drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig b/drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig
> index 5e2e1b9a9fd3..384d06661f30 100644
> --- a/drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/vfio/pci/Kconfig
> @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
>  # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> -config VFIO_PCI
> -	tristate "VFIO support for PCI devices"
> +config VFIO_PCI_CORE
> +	tristate "VFIO core support for PCI devices"
>  	depends on VFIO && PCI && EVENTFD
>  	depends on MMU
>  	select VFIO_VIRQFD
> @@ -11,9 +11,17 @@ config VFIO_PCI
>  
>  	  If you don't know what to do here, say N.
>  
> +config VFIO_PCI
> +	tristate "VFIO support for PCI devices"
> +	depends on VFIO_PCI_CORE
> +	help
> +	  This provides a generic PCI support using the VFIO framework.
> +
> +	  If you don't know what to do here, say N.
> +

I think it's going to generate a lot of user and distro frustration to
hide VFIO_PCI behind a new VFIO_PCI_CORE option.  The core should be a
dependency *selected* by the drivers, not a prerequisite for the
driver.  Thanks,

Alex


  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-08 21:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-03 16:07 [RFC PATCH v4 00/11] Introduce vfio-pci-core subsystem Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:07 ` [PATCH 01/11] vfio-pci: rename vfio_pci.c to vfio_pci_core.c Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 02/11] vfio-pci: rename vfio_pci_private.h to vfio_pci_core.h Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 03/11] vfio-pci: rename vfio_pci_device to vfio_pci_core_device Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 04/11] vfio-pci: rename ops functions to fit core namings Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 05/11] vfio-pci: include vfio header in vfio_pci_core.h Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 06/11] vfio-pci: introduce vfio_pci.c Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 07/11] vfio-pci: move igd initialization to vfio_pci.c Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 08/11] PCI: add flags field to pci_device_id structure Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 09/11] PCI: add matching checks for driver_override binding Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-08 21:26   ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-08 22:45     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-09  1:27       ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-09  9:26         ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-13  8:19         ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-14  5:40           ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-14  8:18             ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-14 15:27               ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-14 16:01                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-14 16:15                   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-14 16:33                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-14 18:42           ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-14 23:12             ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-15 15:00               ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-15 15:04                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-15 16:20                   ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-15 20:42                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-15 21:59                       ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-15 23:00                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-15 23:22                           ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-15 23:32                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-16  0:22                               ` Alex Williamson
2021-06-16  0:34                                 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-16 23:28                                   ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-16 23:33                                     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-16 23:42                                       ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-16 23:44                                         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-16 23:51                                           ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-16 23:56                                             ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-06-20 14:46                                               ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 10/11] vfio-pci: introduce vfio_pci_core subsystem driver Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-08 21:26   ` Alex Williamson [this message]
2021-06-09  9:29     ` Max Gurtovoy
2021-06-03 16:08 ` [PATCH 11/11] mlx5-vfio-pci: add new vfio_pci driver for mlx5 devices Max Gurtovoy
2021-07-30  7:53 ` [RFC PATCH v4 00/11] Introduce vfio-pci-core subsystem Shameerali Kolothum Thodi
2021-07-30 11:55   ` Jason Gunthorpe

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