[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v2 05/15] Make qcow2_open synchronous

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v2 05/15] Make qcow2_open synchronous
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 13:39:27 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 01:43:02PM +0100, Charlie Shepherd wrote:
> On 29/08/2013 13:33, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 07:43:55PM +0200, Charlie Shepherd wrote:
> >>The previous patch convert all .bdrv_open functions to run from a coroutine 
> >>context. However
> >>qcow2's open method is also called from qcow2_invalidate_cache. 
> >>bdrv_invalidate_cache is mainly
> >>called by migration.c, which doesn't run in coroutine context, so rather 
> >>than propagating
> >>coroutine_fn annotations up the call chain, turn qcow2_open into a 
> >>synchronous wrapper.
> >I think it would be cleaner to make .bdrv_open a coroutine function and
> >push the synchronous wrapper out to the callers.  That way we can either
> >keep synchronous wrappers where necessary, or we can eventually convert
> >that synchronous code to coroutine code.
> >
> >If you hide the synchronous wrapper inside qcow2 it blocks coroutine
> >callers who could otherwise use the event loop.
> So you want this approach for all synchronous wrappers?

For .bdrv_*() functions, yes.  In other cases the trade-off may be worth


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]