Re: [PATCH v1 3/3] MAINTAINERS: xen, kvm: track pvclock-abi.h changes
From: Joao Martins
Date: Thu Jan 26 2017 - 15:06:21 EST
On 01/26/2017 05:25 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This file defines an ABI shared between guest and hypervisor(s)
>> (KVM, Xen) and as such there should be an correspondent entry in
>> MAINTAINERS file. Notice that there's already a text notice at the
>> top of the header file, hence this commit simply enforces it more
>> explicitly and have both peers noticed when such changes happen.
>> Signed-off-by: Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> This was suggested by folks at xen-devel as we missed some of the
>> ABI additions (e.g. flags field in pvti, TSC stable bit) - so this
>> patch is to help preventing that from happening. Alternatively I
>> could instead add a "PVCLOCK ABI" section in this file with the
>> two mailing lists.
> If you do the latter, please add me as an R:.
Since the ABI is used on both hypervisors I'll leave/wait for maintainers to
voice their preference.