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[Xen-devel] Re: [RFC, PATCH 5/24] i386 Vmi code patching

* Zachary Amsden (zach@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> No, you don't need to dream up all the possible interface bits ahead of 
> time.  With a la carte interfaces, you can take what you need now, and 
> add features later.  You don't need an ABI for features.  You need it 
> for compatibility.  You will need to update the hypervisor ABI.  And you 
> can't force people to upgrade their kernels.

How do you support an interface that's not already a part of the ABI
w/out changing the kernel?

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