Re: [PATCH V5 0/9] Fixes for vhost metadata acceleration

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Date: Sat Aug 10 2019 - 15:12:33 EST

On Thu, Aug 08, 2019 at 08:54:54PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> I don't have any objection to convert  to spinlock() but just want to
> know if any case that the above smp_mb() + counter looks good to you?

So how about we try this:
- revert the original patch for this release
- new safe patch with a spinlock for the next release
- whatever improvements we can come up with on top


Because I think this needs much more scrutiny than we can
give an incremental patch.