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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 5/5] libxl: Add explicit cast to libxl_psr_cat_set_cbm

On Tue, 2016-01-19 at 14:21 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-01-19 at 14:06 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > I am not a fan of the cast as a solution.ÂÂI would rather, prefer
> > to
> > regularise the situation.ÂÂIf my co-maintainers agree about the
> > desirability of expecting libxl callers to use enum values from Xen
> > public headers,
> libxl_shutdown_reason has the same issues, libxl_tsc_mode also might,
> as
> might libxl_timer_mode. I'm not sure if there are others. 
(FTR) libxl_scheduler too, probably?

> I think we
> generally handle all these the way psr is handled today (with casts
> and/or
> explicit conversion switches).
and in fact, libxl_scheduler --touched in another patch of this
series-- is also handled in a similar way, and in that case, you seemed
to be fine with it? (and I'm not complaining, I'm just genuinely
confused :-) )

<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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