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Re: [Xen-devel] [v7 PATCH 07/10] libxl: get and set soft affinity

On Tue, 2014-06-10 at 02:45 +0200, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> Make space for two new cpumap-s, one in vcpu_info (for getting
> soft affinity) and build_info (for setting it) and amend the
> API for setting vCPU affinity.
> libxl_set_vcpuaffinity() now takes two cpumaps, one for hard
> and one for soft affinity (LIBXL_API_VERSION is exploited to
> retain source level backword compatibility). Either of the
> two cpumap can be NULL, in which case, only the affinity
> corresponding to the non-NULL cpumap will be affected.
> Getting soft affinity happens indirectly, via `xl vcpu-list'
> (as it is already for hard affinity).
> This commit also introduces some logic to check whether the
> affinity which will be used by Xen to schedule the vCPU(s)
> does actually match with the cpumaps provided. In fact, we
> want to allow every possible combination of hard and soft
> affinity to be set, but we warn the user upon particularly
> weird situations (e.g., hard and soft being disjoint sets
> of pCPUs).
> This very change also update the error handling for calls
> to libxl_set_vcpuaffinity() in xl, as that can now be any
> libxl error code, not just only -1.
> Signed-off-by: Dario Faggioli <dario.faggioli@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

This relies indirectly on a patch of Wei's to add 0x040500 to the list
of valid versions in libxl.h, but other than that.

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

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