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

>>> On 16.01.12 at 14:39, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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?

I didn't see updated upstream qemu patches since this was discussed
on irc - Anthony, do you have a rough time line?


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