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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] reduce 'd' debug key's global impact

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] reduce 'd' debug key's global impact
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 10:05:16 +0100
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On 05/05/2010 07:59, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> this patch will cause the dump-all-diagnostic-keyhandlers key to print
>> hard-to-read interleaved output as multiple handlers contend for the
>> console.
> This you're right with - I'll think about possible solutions.

I'm not against the 'alt-key' scheme in your '0'-key handler patch. Perhaps
you could extend the alt-key principle to the 'd' key, and leave the
existing serialised dump mechanism when in non-alt mode? That would be more
acceptable to me.


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