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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6 04/11] libxl: move libxl__device_from_disk to libxl_internal.c

On Fri, 18 May 2012, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Roger Pau Monne writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6 04/11] libxl: move 
> libxl__device_from_disk to libxl_internal.c"):
> > In my hotplug series I'm moving most libxl_device_{...}_add to provide 
> > an internal implementation that takes an ao, making something quite 
> > similar to what Stefano does, if I start moving all those to 
> > libxl_internal we will fill this file with functions that could be 
> > somewhere else (libxl_device). I understand that the libxl policy is put 
> > functions where they seem to belong (device related functions to 
> > libxl_device, domain related ones to libxl_dom...), and if they fit in 
> > none of this categories then put them in libxl_internal or create a new 
> > file.
> > 
> > We can leave it in libxl_internal for now, and I will move it on my series.
> I don't think we have a policy.  I think at this stage I would much
> prefer not to move whole functions from one file to another for purely
> cosmetic reasons.
> (It's a different question if you need to move the body of a function
> into the middle of another one, or something.)

The policy used to be "no internal functions in libxl.c".
If you want to change it, just let me know.

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