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Re: [PATCH v2 0/7] x86: compat header generation and checking adjustments

On 02.07.2020 09:34, Paul Durrant wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: 01 July 2020 11:23
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>> Cc: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>; George Dunlap 
>> <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Ian
>> Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxx>; Julien Grall <julien@xxxxxxx>; Wei Liu 
>> <wl@xxxxxxx>; Stefano
>> Stabellini <sstabellini@xxxxxxxxxx>; Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>; 
>> Paul Durrant
>> <paul@xxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [PATCH v2 0/7] x86: compat header generation and checking 
>> adjustments
>> As was pointed out by 0e2e54966af5 ("mm: fix public declaration of
>> struct xen_mem_acquire_resource"), we're not currently handling structs
>> correctly that have uint64_aligned_t fields. Patch 2 demonstrates that
>> there was also an issue with XEN_GUEST_HANDLE_64().
>> Only the 1st patch was previously sent, but the approach chosen has
>> been changed altogether. All later patches are new. For 4.14 I think
>> at least patch 1 should be considered.
> It's now quite a large patch.

Most parts being entirely mechanical, though. But still ...

> Since xen_mem_acquire_resouce() has been fixed, patch #1 (as you say
> in the comment there) is addressing a latent issue and so I’d prefer
> not to take what is now quite a large patch into 4.14.

... fair enough.




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