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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 33/42] ivshmem: Implement shm=... with a memo

From: Marc-André Lureau
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 33/42] ivshmem: Implement shm=... with a memory backend
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:44:39 +0100


On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:59 PM, Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:
> I didn't do this now, because one, I'm not aware of a system that needs
> it, and two, ivshmem is Linux-specific anyway.  ivshmem-plain could be
> made more portable, and once that's done, memory-backend-shm might
> become useful.

How is ivshmem (the "plain" part) Linux-specific? Afaik it works on bsd too.

> That leaves permissions.  You're right, the patch changes them from 0777
> to 0644.  I'm inclined to call it a bug fix.  I failed to mention it in
> my commit message, and I'll fix that.  We may want to mention it in
> release notes, too.

That's good enough for me.

Marc-André Lureau

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