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Re: [Xen-devel] 4.2 TODO update

>>> On 13.02.12 at 12:32, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-02-13 at 11:29 +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >>> On 13.02.12 at 11:17, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > hypervisor, blockers:
>> >       * 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). (Jan Beulich -- more fixes
>> >         required than first thought, patches posted)
>> The only one currently open is the one removing write permission for
>> Dom0.
> Oh, I thought you had found another issue which required further
> patches. Did I misunderstand or did they go in already?

They went in already.

>>  The intention was to get this in after the qemu usptream pass
>> through patch series got adjusted along the lines of what was done
>> to qemu traditional, and while this was promise to happen soon after
>> New Year I didn't hear back anything from Anthony or Stefano.
>> Question is whether, given that the patch series in question isn't in
>> anything that is or will soon be released, it makes sense to push the
>> hypervisor change without waiting for that fixup.
> I don't think it is necessary to wait for the qemu-upstream patch series
> to be updated for this, is it?

Let's wait at least a day or two to give Stefano and Anthony a chance
to respond.


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