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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] pci-dma-xen.c change necessary for xen/ia64

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 06:17:01PM +0100, Christian Limpach wrote:
> On 4/26/06, Muli Ben-Yehuda <muli@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 10:40:55AM +0100, Christian Limpach wrote:
> >
> >> Ah ok, then it makes sense.  I'll apply the patch.  Thanks.
> >
> >Why not do it right from the get-go instead of doing something that
> >will need to be re-done later for upstream inclusion?
> Because we haven't decided yet whether it's preferable having xen
> specific changes to pci-dma on each architecture or having a xen
> specific pci-dma which would be shared by all architectures.

>From an upstream inclusion point of view, the former is definitely a
smoother approach. Once the different archs have Xen specific DMA API
implementations, we can look at consolidating the shared bits under
drivers/xen or some such.


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