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

On Wed, 2012-01-04 at 16:55 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 04.01.12 at 17:29, 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?
> Apart from a few small things that I have on my todo list, the only
> bigger one (at least from an possible impact perspective) is the
> round-up of the closing of the security hole in MSI-X passthrough
> (uniformly - i.e. even for Dom0 - disallowing write access to MSI-X
> table pages), which I intended to do only once the upstream qemu
> patch series also incorporates the respective recent qemu-xen
> change.

It sounds like this issue is a blocker for the release, whereas the
upstream qemu support for pci passthrough is not necessarily. Has your
precondition for inclusion been met yet or do we need to prod someone?


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