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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: Future of xenbits Linux trees
On 06/05/09 15:36, Keir Fraser wrote:
On 05/06/2009 14:26, "Christian Tramnitz"<chris.ace@xxxxxxx> wrote:
Simple reason, there are so many fundamental changes in/before 2.6.29
i.e. ext4 and in terms of video support (KMS, GEM) that anything before
2.6.29 (such as the 2.6.27 XCI tree) will be a waste of efforts if that
will be the next tree that should have long-term (until pvops merges
upstream, haha) support.
We don't need to wait for pv_ops to be merged. We just need it to have
near-enough feature parity. Actually now it supports HVM guests I'm tempted
to just move over to it.
Go ahead! It is really time to stop forward-porting stuff. The time is
much better spent in adding the missing features to pv_ops/dom0. Also
just after the 3.4 release is the perfect moment for that move, 3.5
should be able to ship with a pv_ops based kernel then.
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