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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] public/io/netif.h: make control ring hash protocol more general

>>> On 16.02.16 at 12:02, <Paul.Durrant@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Ian Campbell [mailto:ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: 16 February 2016 10:23
>> On Mon, 2016-02-15 at 11:14 +0000, Paul Durrant wrote:
>> > + */
>> If we go with this then this should have an addtional XEN_ on the
>> front.
> The header is inconsistent at the moment. Some things are prefixed with XEN_ 
> some are not so if you want this prefixed then I think it's best I add 
> another patch before this to change all unqualified netif/NETIF occurrences 
> to xen_netif/XEN_NETIF... it will also mean less post-processing when I 
> re-import the header into Linux.

You'd need to be rather careful here: Any such identifiers which
were there already in 4.6 (or any other release) would have to
remain unchanged. For any new ones adding prefixes would
indeed seem very desirable.


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