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From: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>
To: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@eu.citrix.com>
Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>,
	George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@eu.citrix.com>,
	Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
	Tim Deegan <tim@xen.org>, Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>,
	Xen-devel <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/11] docs: use XEN_LOG_DIR in log file location
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2016 16:51:12 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160609155112.GZ28116@citrix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <22361.36741.111979.758749@mariner.uk.xensource.com>

On Thu, Jun 09, 2016 at 04:47:17PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wei Liu writes ("[PATCH 02/11] docs: use XEN_LOG_DIR in log file location"):
> > Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>
> ...
> > diff --git a/docs/misc/hvm-emulated-unplug.markdown b/docs/misc/hvm-emulated-unplug.markdown
> > index c6d1f9b..89fe14b 100644
> > --- a/docs/misc/hvm-emulated-unplug.markdown
> > +++ b/docs/misc/hvm-emulated-unplug.markdown
> > @@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ drivers):
> >  
> >  Once the drivers have checked the magic number, they can send log
> >  messages to qemu which will be logged to wherever qemu's logs go
> > -(`/var/log/xen/qemu-dm.log` on normal Xen, dom0 syslog on XenServer).
> > +(`$XEN_LOG_DIR/qemu-dm.log` on normal Xen, dom0 syslog on XenServer).
> >  These messages are written to IO port `0x12` a byte at a time, and are
> >  terminated by newlines.  There's a fairly aggressive rate limiter on
> >  these messages, so they shouldn't be used for anything even vaguely
> 
> I'm not a big fan of this kind of abstracted-away documentation.  (I
> think writing this in the markdown does not cause substitution.)  IMO
> it's better to have a concrete path which is right in almost all
> cases, even if it is sometimes wrong.

Correct, it is not substituted.

I will drop this one.

Wei.

> 
> Ian.

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  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-09 15:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-09 12:57 [PATCH 00/11] Honour XEN_{LOG, RUN}_DIR in various places Wei Liu
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 01/11] Config.mk: add XEN_LOG_DIR to BUILD_MAKE_VARS Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:46   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 02/11] docs: use XEN_LOG_DIR in log file location Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:47   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 15:51     ` Wei Liu [this message]
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 03/11] tools: install XEN_{LOG,RUN}_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 13:13   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 14:04     ` Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:47   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 04/11] xenconsoled: honour XEN_LOG_DIR and remove hard-coded path Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:47   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 05/11] xenbackendd: honour XEN_{RUN,LOG}_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:48   ` [PATCH 05/11] xenbackendd: honour XEN_{RUN, LOG}_DIR Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 06/11] libxc: honour XEN_LOG_DIR in xc_dom_core.c Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:48   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 07/11] hotplug/FreeBSD: honour XEN_{LOG, RUN}_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:19   ` Roger Pau Monné
2016-06-09 15:49   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 08/11] hotplug/Linux: honour XEN_LOG_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:19   ` Roger Pau Monné
2016-06-09 15:49   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 09/11] hotplug/NetBSD: honour XEN_{LOG, RUN}_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:20   ` Roger Pau Monné
2016-06-09 15:49   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 10/11] libxl: honour XEN_LOG_DIR Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:45   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 12:57 ` [PATCH 11/11] oxenstored: honour XEN_{LOG, RUN}_DIR in oxenstored.conf Wei Liu
2016-06-09 15:51   ` Ian Jackson
2016-06-09 20:38     ` David Scott
2016-06-10  9:45       ` Wei Liu
2016-06-10  9:49       ` Wei Liu
2016-06-10 14:25       ` [PATCH 0/2] Ocaml: get rid of hard-coded paths in source code Wei Liu
2016-06-10 14:25         ` [PATCH 1/2] oxenstored: generate a paths module Wei Liu
2016-06-10 20:27           ` David Scott
2016-06-10 14:25         ` [PATCH 2/2] oxenstored: honour XEN_LOG_DIR defined by configure Wei Liu
2016-06-10 18:44           ` Wei Liu
2016-06-10 20:26             ` David Scott
2016-06-13  6:52               ` Wei Liu
2016-06-09 13:16 ` [PATCH 00/11] Honour XEN_{LOG, RUN}_DIR in various places Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 16:53 ` Anthony PERARD
2016-06-09 16:56   ` Wei Liu

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