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[Xen-devel] Re: [patch 15/21] Xen-paravirt: Add Xen interface header files

Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Add Xen interface header files. These are taken fairly directly from
>> the Xen tree and hence the style is not entirely in accordance with
>> Linux guidelines. There is a tension between fitting with Linux coding
>> rules and ease of maintenance.
>> Define macros and inline functions for doing hypercalls into the
>> hypervisor.
>> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Ian Pratt <ian.pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> --
>>  include/asm-i386/hypercall.h          |  416 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>  include/asm-i386/hypervisor.h         |   72 +++++
> Are hypercall.h and hypervisor.h generic or are they Xen specific.
> If they are Xen specific (as it appears) then are inappropriately
> named.

Thanks for the reminder; I've been meaning to move/rename these.

>>  include/xen/interface/arch-x86_32.h   |  187 +++++++++++++
> Why isn't this file include-asm-i386/xen/arch-x86_32.h ?

Those files are more or less directly copied from the Xen tree, and its
easier if they don't drift too far in name and directory structure.


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