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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V5] PVH patches for v3.8.

>>> On 24.10.12 at 11:34, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 08:13 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> >  include/xen/interface/memory.h       |   29 ++++++-
>> >  include/xen/interface/physdev.h      |   10 ++
>> ... any changes to the hypervisor interface (didn't look in detail
>> what is being changed in these two headers) should first be in
>> at least -unstable before being consumed in any official release
>> imo.
> I'd also like to see at least the interface definitions in the h/v tree
> if not the implementation right away.
> The flip side is that we have agreed that the interfaces are not
> considered set in stone / stable until we've had a chance to review the
> implementation, so perhaps it is better not to commit them to
> xen-unstable.hg right away.
> I don't know what the right answer is. Perhaps we should at a minimum
> reserve the subop numbers even if we don't yet define what they mean in
> the Xen tree.

But even then - what use is it to have 3.8 possibly only work on
some intermediate (perhaps even just privately built) hypervisors?


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