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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] Indirect hypercalls through a hypercall

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-changelog] Indirect hypercalls through a hypercall transfer page.
From: Hollis Blanchard <hollisb@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 15:57:40 +1100
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On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 13:58 +0000, Xen patchbot -unstable wrote:
> # HG changeset patch
> # User kaf24@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> # Node ID 71914b64b5770285cf095c1906e346b814f4878b
> # Parent  246b6444c6432193ea98c9f01de58e6740bde09c
> Indirect hypercalls through a hypercall transfer page.

Sorry, I may have missed some conversation about this...

What is this patch about? I mean I can see how it works, but what is the
motivation for it?

Hollis Blanchard
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