On 16/09/2016 14:30, Christoffer Dall wrote:
> > > > This patch set allows user space to receive vtimer events as well as 
> > > > mask
> > > > them, so that we can handle all vtimer related interrupt injection from 
> > > > user
> > > > space, enabling us to use architected timer with user space gic 
> > > > emulation.
> > >
> > > I have already voiced my concerns in the past, including face to face,
> > > and I'm going to repeat it: I not keen at all on adding a new userspace
> > > interface that is going to bitrot extremely quickly.
> > 
> > You don't have automated tests set up?  It's not going to bitrot if you
> > test it, either with kvm-unit-tests or just by smoke-testing Linux.
> > It's _for_ the raspi, but it's not limited to it.
> 
> Our automated testing situation is not great, no.  Something we're
> looking at, but have resource problems with.

But it's not a good reason to hold back a feature...

Paolo
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