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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 07/12] x86/altp2m: add control of suppress_ve.

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> At 17:38 +0000 on 07 Jul (1436290689), Sahita, Ravi wrote:
>> In order to make forward progress, do the other maintainers (Jan,
>> Andrew, Tim) agree with the patch direction that George has
>> suggested for this particular patch?
> I'm no longer a maintainer for this code, but FWIW I think that this
> direction (adding a new argument to the internal APIs rather than
> adding new internal APIs) is correct.
> Because the sve bit must be _set_ to get the old/default behaviour, I
> think the p2m_pt implementation should always return sve = 1 on _get
> and possibly also assert sve != 0 on _set.

Yes, I was thinking about this after I sent the patch.  If you
re-send, Ravi, please modify the patch as Tim suggests.  (Use your
best judgement about asserting sve != 0.)


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