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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxl: allow libxl_domain_suspend to simply suspend a domain, without saving it

On Fri, Feb 09, 2018 at 12:14:03AM +0100, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote:
> When fd=-1, no savefile will be written, but the domain will still be
> suspended (but not destroyed). The main reason for this functionality is
> to suspend the host while some domains are running, potentially holding
> PCI devices. This will give a chance to a driver in such a domain to
> properly suspend device.
> It would be better to have separate function for this, but in fact it
> should be named libxl_domain_suspend, then the current one renamed to
> libxl_domain_save. Since that would break API compatibility, keep it in
> the same function.
> Signed-off-by: Marek Marczykowski-Górecki <marmarek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Marcus of Wetware Labs <marcus@xxxxxxxx>

The basic idea seems sensible.

Please add a comment to libxl.h to specify the new semantics.


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