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From: "Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>
To: Paul Durrant <Paul.Durrant@citrix.com>
Cc: "xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org" <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>,
	Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>, Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>,
	Andrew Cooper <Andrew.Cooper3@citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/7] ioreq: add internal ioreq initialization support
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:23:51 +0200
Message-ID: <20190822072351.4h6ahiqnogwyhiat@Air-de-Roger> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fa34f99f038e437495bb4494ecfbec24@AMSPEX02CL03.citrite.net>

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 06:24:17PM +0200, Paul Durrant wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau@citrix.com>
> > Sent: 21 August 2019 15:59
> > To: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
> > Cc: Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau@citrix.com>; Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>; Andrew Cooper
> > <Andrew.Cooper3@citrix.com>; Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>; Paul Durrant <Paul.Durrant@citrix.com>
> > Subject: [PATCH 2/7] ioreq: add internal ioreq initialization support
> > 
> > Add support for internal ioreq servers to initialization and
> > deinitialization routines, prevent some functions from being executed
> > against internal ioreq servers and add guards to only allow internal
> > callers to modify internal ioreq servers. External callers (ie: from
> > hypercalls) are only allowed to deal with external ioreq servers.
> It's kind of ugly to have the extra 'internal' argument passed to anything other than the create function so I wonder whether it would be neater to encode it in the ioreq server id. I.e. we have distinct id ranges for internal and external servers. What do you think?

That would be fine, I guess I could use the most significant bit in
the id to signal whether the server is internal or external, and
reject dmop calls that target internal servers based on the provided
id. Does that sound sensible?

Thanks, Roger.

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-21 14:58 [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/7] ioreq: add support for internal servers Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/7] ioreq: add fields to allow internal ioreq servers Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/7] ioreq: add internal ioreq initialization support Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 16:24   ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-22  7:23     ` Roger Pau Monné [this message]
2019-08-22  8:30       ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-21 14:58 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 3/7] ioreq: allow dispatching ioreqs to internal servers Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 16:29   ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-22  7:40     ` Roger Pau Monné
2019-08-22  8:33       ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-21 14:59 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 4/7] ioreq: allow registering internal ioreq server handler Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 16:35   ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-22  7:43     ` Roger Pau Monné
2019-08-22  8:38       ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-21 14:59 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 5/7] ioreq: allow decoding accesses to MMCFG regions Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 14:59 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 6/7] vpci: register as an internal ioreq server Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-21 14:59 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/7] ioreq: provide support for long-running operations Roger Pau Monne
2019-08-22  9:15   ` Paul Durrant
2019-08-22 12:55     ` Roger Pau Monné
2019-08-22 13:07       ` Paul Durrant

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