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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add an ioctl interface for simple xenstore access

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 02:33:36PM -0800, Dan Smith wrote:

> This patch adds an ioctl interface to /proc/xen/xenbus to allow simple
> access to xenstore from domU.  This patch introduces only
> xenbus_read() support, but write, remove, etc could be easily added.
> Also, this interface can be easily moved to /dev/xen/xenbus (or
> something similar) later.

Hmm, wouldn't a virtual file system be a much better fit for xenstore
access? the kernel community considers ioctls Evil with a capital E.

Muli Ben-Yehuda
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