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From: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Konrad Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>,
	"xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org" <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] xen-pciback: reconfigure also from backend watch handler
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:55:41 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c0e94f59-e91a-1f54-4692-59bb72b01f43@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <529f18d5-89ae-596e-29a7-d773e5a3c6b2@suse.com>

On 4/12/21 5:44 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> It also looks a bit odd that adding a device is now viewed as a reconfiguration. It seems to me that xen_pcibk_setup_backend() and xen_pcibk_reconfigure() really should be merged --- initialization code for both looks pretty much the same.
> I thought the same, but didn't want to make more of a change than is
> needed to address the problem at hand. Plus of course there's still
> the possibility that someone may fix libxl, at which point the change
> here (and hence the merging) would become unnecessary.

Merging them would be a good thing regardless of fixing libxl. But I agree that it is separate from fixing the issue at hand.

Maybe rename the function? (I myself can't think of a good name).


  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-12 15:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07 14:35 [PATCH 0/3] xen-pciback: a fix, a workaround, and some simplification Jan Beulich
2021-04-07 14:37 ` [PATCH 1/3] xen-pciback: redo VF placement in the virtual topology Jan Beulich
2021-04-08 22:28   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2021-04-09  8:16     ` Jan Beulich
2021-04-07 14:37 ` [PATCH 2/3] xen-pciback: reconfigure also from backend watch handler Jan Beulich
2021-04-09 21:43   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2021-04-12  9:44     ` Jan Beulich
2021-04-12 15:55       ` Boris Ostrovsky [this message]
2021-04-07 14:37 ` [PATCH 3/3] xen-pciback: simplify vpci's find hook Jan Beulich
2021-04-09 21:45   ` Boris Ostrovsky
2021-04-12  9:50     ` Jan Beulich
2021-04-12 16:05       ` Boris Ostrovsky
2021-04-13  8:09         ` Jan Beulich
2021-04-13 12:54           ` Boris Ostrovsky
2021-04-23  8:05   ` Juergen Gross

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