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Subject: RE: [virtio-dev] Re: [RFC] vhost: introduce mdev based hardware vhost backend

> From: Liang, Cunming
> Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:24 PM
> >
> > As others said, we do not need to go overeboard. A couple of small
> vendor-
> > specific quirks in qemu isn't a big deal.
> It's quite challenge to identify it's small or not, there's no uniform metric.
> It's only dependent on QEMU itself, that's the obvious benefit. Tradeoff is
> to build the entire device driver. We don't object to do that in QEMU, but
> wanna make sure to understand the boundary size clearly.

It might be helpful if you can post some sample code using proposed 
framework - then people have a clear feeling about what size is talked 
about here and whether it falls into the concept of 'small quirks'.


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