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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Build system fixes for Xen 4.2.3

On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 12:14:37PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Daniel Kiper writes ("[PATCH 0/3] Build system fixes for Xen 4.2.3"):
> > As Ian Jackson asked I am sending build system fixes based
> > on patches applied a few weeks ago to Xen unstable. Earlier
> > patches which did not required any changes were applied to
> > Xen 4.2.3. This patch series contains only applicable patches
> > which must be modified to be applied.
> >
> > List of patches:
> >   - stubdom: Clean extras/mini-os directory during make clean,
> >   - stubdom: Remove xenstore directory during make crossclean,
> >   - Silently ignore include errors during make distclean.
> I'm afraid I think it's probably best not to apply modified build
> system backport patches, unless they're really important.  These involve
> more risk of downstream build breakages, and the benefit is very small
> because most people already using the stable release will have already
> developed workarounds for any build system bugs they have encountered.

I do not insist on applying them but I think that if we
applied previous patches why do not apply those.
We should act consistently.


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