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SubjectRe: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH 01/60] hyper_dmabuf: initial working version of hyper_dmabuf drv
On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 09:17:07AM +0100, Juergen Gross wrote:
> On 20/12/17 00:27, Dongwon Kim wrote:
> > I forgot to include this brief information about this patch series.
> >
> > This patch series contains the implementation of a new device driver,
> > hyper_dmabuf, which provides a method for DMA-BUF sharing across
> > different OSes running on the same virtual OS platform powered by
> > a hypervisor.
>
> Some general remarks regarding this series:
>
> You are starting the whole driver in drivers/xen/ and in the last patch
> you move it over to drivers/dma-buf/. Why don't you use drivers/dma-buf/
> from the beginning? The same applies to e.g. patch 22 changing the
> license. Please make it easier for the reviewers by not letting us
> review the development history of your work.

Yeah, I tried to clean up our developement history but because of
dependencies among patches, I couldn't make those things clear in the
first place.

I will try to clean things up further.

>
> Please run ./scripts/checkpatch.pl on each patch and correct the issues
> it is reporting. At the first glance I've seen several style problems
> which I won't comment until the next round.

hmm.. I ran the script only on the final version and try to fix all the
issues after that. If it's required for individual patches, I will clean
up every patch once again.

>
> Please add the maintainers as Cc:, not only the related mailing lists.
> As you seem to aim supporting other hypervisors than Xen you might want
> to add virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org as well.

Ok, thanks!

>
>
> Juergen

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