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

On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 06:47:57PM +0000, Wei Liu wrote:
> 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.

Hmm, while I'm looking at it, maybe better idea would be to use flags
for that? I'd call it LIBXL_SUSPEND_SUSPEND, but it looks stupid, any
better idea?

Best Regards,
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
Invisible Things Lab
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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