[Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 2/7] xen/arm: introduce HYPERVISOR_platform_op on arm and arm64
ian.campbell at citrix.com
Fri Nov 20 04:18:34 PST 2015
On Fri, 2015-11-20 at 11:58 +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Nov 2015, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2015-11-13 at 18:10 +0000, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > >
> > > I agree with your point (I thought about it myself) but the current
> > > assembly scheme for hypercalls doesn't work well with that. I would
> > > have
> > > to introduce, and maintain going forward, two special hypercall
> > > implementations in assembly, one for arm and another for arm64, just
> > > to
> > > set interface_version. I don't think it is worth it; I prefer to have
> > > to
> > > maintain the explicit interface_version setting at the call sites
> > > (that
> > > today is just one).
> > You could give the bare assembly stub a different name (append _core or
> > _raw or something) and make HYPERVISOR_platform_op a C wrapper for it
> > which
> > DTRT.
> I had an idea. I just need to
> #define HYPERVISOR_platform_op_raw HYPERVISOR_platform_op
The need for this #define is a bit unfortunate, but the alternatives (e.g.
a suffix argument to the HYPERCALL*() macros or a RAWHYPERCALL variant)
would seem to suck more, so I say go for it.
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