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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 10/21] acpi/hvmloader: Link ACPI object files directly

Boris Ostrovsky writes ("Re: [PATCH v4 10/21] acpi/hvmloader: Link ACPI object 
files directly"):
> On 09/21/2016 11:05 AM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Wait, the libxl makefiles are going to end up running iasl ?
> Not directly. There is a new target in libxl's Makefile:
> acpi:
> (ACPI_PATH is tools/libacpi)


> > If you end up making these files appear elsewhere then I think ".tmp"
> > is fine if the first part of the filename is unique enough.
> They are built in libxl directory, this is by design. If we were to
> build them in tools/libacpi then we may collide with other components
> (such as hvmloader) doing the build at the same time.

I see.  Yes, this is a good approach.

> Keeping them in /tmp/`mktemp -d`, for example, does not quite work since
> we can't easily clean this up in case of an interrupt. (I tried this in
> an earlier version and it doesn't look good).

What you have now is better.

> But the names are pretty unique (dsdt_<blah> or <ssdt_blah>).

That's good.


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