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From: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@eu.citrix.com>
To: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@citrix.com>
Cc: jgross@suse.com, annie.li@oracle.com, xen-devel@lists.xen.org,
	Paul.Durrant@citrix.com, roger.pau@citrix.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] blkif.h: document scsi/0x12/0x83 node
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:12:02 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <22257.24770.228752.889045@mariner.uk.xensource.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <56F158DF.3030002@citrix.com>

David Vrabel writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH] blkif.h: document scsi/0x12/0x83 node"):
> On 22/03/16 14:10, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > Just think of it as a black box.
> 
> This isn't sufficient.
> 
> You are presenting a solution but have not properly described the
> problem so no one can evaluate whether the solution is appropriate.

I'm sorry to be awkward, but I'm afraid I do agree with David Vrabel's
messages in this thread.

I don't think this is a sterile academic conversation which would (if
satisfactorily answered) have no real implications.  Rather, if we
understood the use case properly, there would probably be implications
for whether how this functionality ought to be exposed via the libxl
API; whether blkfront should consume this information by default; and
so on.

Ian.

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-03-22 15:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-03-16  3:09 Bob Liu
2016-03-16  7:16 ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-03-16 12:36 ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-16 13:59   ` Bob Liu
2016-03-16 14:07     ` Paul Durrant
2016-03-17  5:04       ` Bob Liu
2016-03-16 14:32     ` David Vrabel
2016-03-17  5:07       ` Bob Liu
2016-03-17 11:12       ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-17 11:18         ` David Vrabel
2016-03-17 11:20           ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-22 12:55         ` Bob Liu
2016-03-22 13:41           ` David Vrabel
2016-03-22 14:10             ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-03-22 14:38               ` David Vrabel
2016-03-22 14:43                 ` Paul Durrant
2016-03-22 15:09                   ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-22 15:25                     ` Paul Durrant
2016-03-22 16:14                       ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-22 16:50                         ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-03-22 17:39                         ` Paul Durrant
2016-03-22 15:12                 ` Ian Jackson [this message]
2016-03-22 15:27                   ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-03-22 16:11                     ` Ian Jackson
2016-03-22 16:38                       ` Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk
2016-03-22 16:25                     ` Jan Beulich
2016-03-16 14:33     ` Ian Jackson

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