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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: "Marek Marczykowski-Górecki" <marmarek@invisiblethingslab.com>
Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	Julien Grall <julien@xen.org>, Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>,
	Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>,
	George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@eu.citrix.com>,
	Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>,
	Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>,
	xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 11/16] tools: add simple vchan-socket-proxy
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:02:42 +0100
Message-ID: <f0712623-fbc7-eca2-8303-6cc6b46f36b1@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ce51dd78fd7aa0856d160b2d94c82f68dd4e7056.1579055705.git-series.marmarek@invisiblethingslab.com>

On 15.01.2020 03:39, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> Add a simple proxy for tunneling socket connection over vchan. This is
> based on existing vchan-node* applications, but extended with socket
> support. vchan-socket-proxy serves both as a client and as a server,
> depending on parameters. It can be used to transparently communicate
> with an application in another domian that normally expose UNIX socket
> interface. Specifically, it's written to communicate with qemu running
> within stubdom.
> 
> Server mode listens for vchan connections and when one is opened,
> connects to a pointed UNIX socket.  Client mode listens on UNIX
> socket and when someone connects, opens a vchan connection.  Only
> a single connection at a time is supported.
> 
> Additionally, socket can be provided as a number - in which case it's
> interpreted as already open FD (in case of UNIX listening socket -
> listen() needs to be already called). Or "-" meaning stdin/stdout - in
> which case it is reduced to vchan-node2 functionality.
> 
> Example usage:
> 
> 1. (in dom0) vchan-socket-proxy --mode=client <DOMID>
>     /local/domain/<DOMID>/data/vchan/1234 /run/qemu.(DOMID)
> 
> 2. (in DOMID) vchan-socket-proxy --mode=server 0
>    /local/domain/<DOMID>/data/vchan/1234 /run/qemu.(DOMID)
> 
> This will listen on /run/qemu.(DOMID) in dom0 and whenever connection is
> made, it will connect to DOMID, where server process will connect to
> /run/qemu.(DOMID) there. When client disconnects, vchan connection is
> terminated and server vchan-socket-proxy process also disconnects from
> qemu.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Marek Marczykowski-Górecki <marmarek@invisiblethingslab.com>
> ---
>  .gitignore                          |   1 +-

I guess this is why various non-tool-stack maintainers have
been Cc-ed. It would have been nice if you had stripped the
unnecessary Cc-s. I don't think ./MAINTAINERS can properly
express a suitable rule of Cc REST if the adjustment is not
simply accompanying the addition of some new output file.

>  tools/libvchan/Makefile             |   7 +-
>  tools/libvchan/init.c.rej           |  60 ++++-

Now since I've been Cc-ed, I'd like to ask what this is about.

Jan

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Thread overview: 53+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-15  2:39 [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 00/16] Add support for qemu-xen runnning in a Linux-based stubdomain Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 01/16] Document ioemu MiniOS stubdomain protocol Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 18:30   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 02/16] Document ioemu Linux " Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 18:54   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:08     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-22 14:04       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 03/16] libxl: fix qemu-trad cmdline for no sdl/vnc case Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 04/16] libxl: Allow running qemu-xen in stubdomain Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 18:56   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:12     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 05/16] libxl: Handle Linux stubdomain specific QEMU options Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 19:24   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:18     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-22 14:25       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 06/16] libxl: write qemu arguments into separate xenstore keys Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 19:36   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:19     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-22 14:39       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 07/16] xl: add stubdomain related options to xl config parser Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 19:41   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:22     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-22 14:39       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 08/16] tools/libvchan: notify server when client is connected Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 19:44   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 21:28     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-22 14:43       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 09/16] libxl: add save/restore support for qemu-xen in stubdomain Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 10/16] tools: add missing libxenvchan cflags Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-20 19:58   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 11/16] tools: add simple vchan-socket-proxy Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15 11:02   ` Jan Beulich [this message]
2020-01-16 17:11     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-17  8:13       ` Jan Beulich
2020-01-17 18:44   ` Rich Persaud
2020-01-17 18:56     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-21 19:43   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 23:09     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 12/16] libxl: use vchan for QMP access with Linux stubdomain Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-21 20:17   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-21 23:46     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-24 14:05       ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 13/16] Regenerate autotools files Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15 21:57   ` Rich Persaud
2020-01-21 20:56     ` Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-21 21:28       ` Rich Persaud
2020-01-22  8:57         ` Lars Kurth
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 14/16] libxl: require qemu in dom0 even if stubdomain is in use Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 15/16] libxl: ignore emulated IDE disks beyond the first 4 Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-21 20:24   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-15  2:39 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 16/16] libxl: consider also qemu in stubdomain in libxl__dm_active check Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
2020-01-21 20:25   ` Jason Andryuk
2020-01-22 16:50 ` [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 00/16] Add support for qemu-xen runnning in a Linux-based stubdomain Jason Andryuk

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