[PATCH 1/7] KVM: api: add kvm_irq_routing_extended_msi

Eric Auger eric.auger at linaro.org
Tue Jul 7 00:43:37 PDT 2015

Hi Pavel,
On 07/07/2015 09:23 AM, Pavel Fedin wrote:
>  Hi!
>> I guess not. But I prefer the new type anyway, as it also has a known
>> error path for older kernels.
>  flags != 0 has known error path too, and it's absolutely the same.
>  Sorry, read this after writing my previous reply, so this is a short addendum.
>  I see lots of people agreed on a new type. If my argument about reusing existing definitions is not
> enough, you can ignore it. Three people beat one definitely. :)
OK. let's move forward and use this new type. I will repost soon so
everyone can re-check the fit at kvmtool/qemu.


>  And yes, since we are talking about it, actually KVM_MSI_VALID_DEVID flag is not yet a part of
> mainline, so it's not set in stone. Then, perhaps you could throw it away completely and invent
> KVM_SIGNAL_EXT_MSI ioctl for sending MSIs with device ID. This would also be consistent IMO.
> Kind regards,
> Pavel Fedin
> Expert Engineer
> Samsung Electronics Research center Russia

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