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Re: [Xen-devel] RFC: Still TODO for 4.2?

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> What are the outstanding things to do before we think we can start on
> the 4.2 -rc's? Does anyone have a timetable in mind?
> hypervisor:
>      * ??? - Keir, Tim, Jan?
> tools:
>      * libxl stable API -- we would like 4.2 to define a stable API
>        which downstream's can start to rely on not changing. Aspects of
>        this are:
>              * event handling (IanJ working on this)
>              * drop libxl_device_model_info (move bits to build_info or
>                elsewhere as appropriate) (IanC working on this, patches
>                shortly)
>              * add libxl_defbool and generally try and arrange that
>                memset(foo,0,...) requests the defaults (IanC working on
>                this, patches shortly)
>              * The topologyinfo datastructure should be a list of
>                tuples, not a tuple of lists. (nobody currently looking
>                at this, not 100% sure this makes sense, could possibly
>                defer and change after 4.2 in a compatible way)
>              * Block script support -- can be done post 4.2?
>      * Hotplug script stuff -- internal to libxl (I think, therefore I
>        didn't put this under stable API above) but still good to have
>        for 4.2? Roger Pau Monet was looking at this but its looking
>        like a big can-o-worms...
>      * Integrate qemu+seabios upstream into the build (Stefano has
>        posted patches, I guess they need refreshing and reposting). No
>        change in default qemu for 4.2.
>      * More formally deprecate xm/xend. Manpage patches already in
>        tree. Needs release noting and communication around -rc1 to
>        remind people to test xl.
> Has anybody got anything else? I'm sure I've missed stuff. Are there any
> must haves e.g. in the paging/sharing spaces?

Seems like making sure xl has feature parity with xend wrt driver
domains would be something good to make sure we have, if we're going
to be deprecating xend.

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