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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/8] i.MX: Implement a more complete version of t

From: jcd
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PULL 2/8] i.MX: Implement a more complete version of the GPT timer.
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:17:47 +0200 (CEST)

Thanks for the info.

Is this consolidated into some "developper documentation" somewhere (a wiki, ...)?


Il 26/06/2013 09:08, address@hidden ha scritto:
> For my own education, could you elaborate on the reason this is not a
> good change?

Quoting from http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.qemu/218078:

> The MemoryRegion name is free text that can be changed as desired and
> doesn't need to match the type name.
> The TYPE_* constant serves to keep consistency between usages of the
> string literal but does not prohibit changing its value.
> The VMStateDescription should thus not use the TYPE_* constant because
> it must not ever change for live migration. Renaming a type is a valid
> thing to do if there is no command line compatibility to keep (think
> board-level "xlnx.foo" -> "xlnx,foo").


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