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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] common/gnttab: Introduce command line feature controls

On 02/02/18 08:51, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 01.02.18 at 15:38, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> --- a/docs/misc/xen-command-line.markdown
>> +++ b/docs/misc/xen-command-line.markdown
>> @@ -916,6 +916,19 @@ Controls EPT related features.
>>  Specify which console gdbstub should use. See **console**.
>> +### gnttab
>> +> `= List of [ max_ver:<integer>, transitive=<bool> ]`
> I realize you don't want to change this as people already use it, but
> I'd still like to give my usual comment: I'd prefer if we could avoid
> introducing further underscore-containing (sub)options. I really don't
> understand why everyone does this: Dashes are easier to type on
> all keyboards I'm aware of, and there's no need to mimic C identifier
> names for command line options.

I can introduce a max-ver alias if you insist, but dropping max_ver here
is going to break users who took this patch for XSA-226.


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