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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 0/2] vhost-user: Extend protocol to receive r
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3 0/2] vhost-user: Extend protocol to receive replies on any command.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:11:35 +0530
On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:04 PM, Prerna Saxena <address@hidden>
> From: Prerna Saxena <address@hidden>
> The current vhost-user protocol requires the client to send responses to
> only a
> few commands. For the remaining commands, it is impossible for QEMU to
> know the
> status of the requested operation -- ie, did it succeed? If so, by what
> This is inconvenient, and can also lead to races. As an example:
> v1 : https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-06/msg07152.html
> v2 : https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-07/msg00048.html
> Prerna Saxena (2):
> vhost-user: Introduce a new protocol feature REPLY_ACK.
> vhost-user: Attempt to fix a race with set_mem_table.
> docs/specs/vhost-user.txt | 44 +++++++++++++++
> hw/virtio/vhost-user.c | 133
> 2 files changed, 130 insertions(+), 47 deletions(-)
Michael, MarcAndre, Did you have a chance to look at this patch series?