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Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC 1/2] spec/vhost-user: Introduce secondary channel for slave initiated requests
On 04/11/2017 03:06 PM, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 12:10 PM Maxime Coquelin
> <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> This vhost-user specification update aims at enabling the
> slave to send requests to the master using a dedicated socket
> created by the master.
> It can be used for example when the slave implements a device
> IOTLB to send cache miss requests to the master.
> The message types list is updated with an "Initiator" field to
> indicate for each type whether the master and/or slave can
> initiate the request.
> Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <email@example.com
> This is very similar to a patch I proposed for shutdown slave initiated
Indeed, thanks for pointing this out, I wasn't aware of your series.
I find your proposal of having dedicated messages types
Are you ok if I handover your patch, and replace
VHOST_USER_SET_SLAVE_FD to VHOST_USER_SET_SLAVE_REQ_FD?