Patchwork [v4,06/16] memory: document ref, unref interface

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Submitter pingfank@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Date Oct. 22, 2012, 9:23 a.m.
Message ID <1350897839-29593-7-git-send-email-pingfank@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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pingfank@linux.vnet.ibm.com - Oct. 22, 2012, 9:23 a.m.
Signed-off-by: Liu Ping Fan <pingfank@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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 docs/memory.txt |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/docs/memory.txt b/docs/memory.txt
index 5bbee8e..3f88812 100644
--- a/docs/memory.txt
+++ b/docs/memory.txt
@@ -170,3 +170,8 @@  various constraints can be supplied to control how these callbacks are called:
  - .old_portio and .old_mmio can be used to ease porting from code using
    cpu_register_io_memory() and register_ioport().  They should not be used
    in new code.
+
+MMIO regions are provided with ->ref() and ->unref() callbacks; This pair callbacks
+are optional. When ref() return non-zero, Both MemoryRegion and its opaque are
+safe to use.
+