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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/3] xend: Add multiple cpumasks support

To: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/3] xend: Add multiple cpumasks support
From: Ryan Harper <ryanh@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 18:01:47 -0500
Cc: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ryan Harper <ryanh@xxxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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* Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> [2006-08-15 17:37]:
> On 14/8/06 7:47 pm, "Ryan Harper" <ryanh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I didn't want the quotes either, nor the python list.  I guess I
> > misinterpreted your suggestion for requirements.  As for the commas, it
> > is certainly functional, but it sounds like we need some other cpumask
> > field delimiter, any takers for "|" ?
> > 
> > cpus = "0-3,^2|4-7|8|9-12"
> This is more readable than comma-space delimiters. I mainly care that we
> support Python list form in the config file though.

The current code supports both.  It is trivial to switch the delimiter
for pure string form above to use "|".  The remaining question is
whether we should support both or only list.

Ryan Harper
Software Engineer; Linux Technology Center
IBM Corp., Austin, Tx
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