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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxc: Add unsafe decompressors

>>> On 18.04.13 at 13:49, Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Bastian Blank <bastian@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Add decompressors based on hypervisor code.  This are used in mini-os by
> pv-grub.
> This enables pv-grub to boot kernels compressed with e.g. xz, which are
> becoming more common.
> Signed-off-by: Bastian Blank <waldi@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Adjusted to use terminology "unsafe" rather than "trusted" to indicate
> that the user had better sanitise the data (or not care, as in stub
> domains) as suggested by Tim Deegan. This was effectively a sed script.
> Minimise the changes to hypervisor code by moving the "compat layer" into the
> relevant libxc source files (which include the Xen ones).
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks for keeping the hypervisor impact minimal - ack for that part
of the patch.


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