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Re: [Xen-devel] PV on HVM

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] PV on HVM
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 12:10:18 +0100
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On Mon, 10 May 2010, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 05/10/2010 01:40 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> > On 05/10/2010 07:20 AM, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> >   
> >> Hi all,
> >> this is the updated version of the PV on HVM series: many bugs have been
> >> fixed and VIRQ_TIMER support has been added.
> >> In order to be able to use VIRQ_TIMER and to improve performances you
> >> need two other patches to Xen to implement the vector callback mechanism
> >> for event channel delivery and to export some time related hypercalls to
> >> HVM guests too.
> >>
> >> This series is based on a standard 2.6.32 tree, a git tree is also
> >> available here:
> >>
> >> git://xenbits.xen.org/people/sstabellini/linux-pvhvm.git
> >>
> >> branch name 2.6.32-pvhvm.
> >>   
> >>     
> > I'm confused.  These patches don't seem to correspond with that branch. 
> > Are these the same as the branch but rearranged, or something else?
> >   
> I see, it looks like the condensed version of the branch.  I really
> prefer you'd keep the patches incremental: its much easier to review the
> incremental changes rather than folding updates into the
> already-reviewed base patches.  Folding down is a late-stage process for
> submission, and not something that should be done prematurely.
Yep, I guess I have been overzealous: I folded the small commits in
'patch size' commits and then I sent them over.
However the git tree still contains all the original incremental

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