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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 2/4] sysctl: Make XEN_SYSCTL_topologyinfo sysctl a little more efficient

On Mon, 2015-01-19 at 08:57 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 16.01.15 at 18:07, <boris.ostrovsky@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Also, a side question --- how is platform ops interface considered 
> > stable if it is versioned? I may have a different understanding of what 
> > "stable" means.
> I'm not sure why this has a version associated with it. In any
> event that version didn't ever change since its introduction, by
> means of which the interface has been stable.

It was split off from the old non-stable/versioned dom0_ops when that
was split into platform_op, domctl and sysctl, partly to allow it to
become stable. I suspect the versioning of the platforms_ops is just a
historical relic carried over from before then.


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