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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for xen-4.4] libxl: add option for discard support to xl disk configuration

On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 12:36 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 05, George Dunlap wrote:
> > Well it looks like in order to keep ABI compatibility (which I don't think
> > we ever promised), you're introducing this weird hack with overloading a
> > putative boolean value with a magic number?
> Yes, thats the point. If libxl_device_disk changes then IMO the SONAME
> has to change as well. And is 4.4-rc4 is the right time to do that?

The SONAME is currently 4.3, so it looks like we need to bump the SONAME
anyways (since it seems unlikely that we have not changed the ABI since

This normally happens fairly late on in the release cycle, although TBH
it should probably have happened by now.

> Likely not.

So perhaps not as unlikely ;-)

>  I'm fine with carry the 4.4 patch to achieve the result, and
> put the other version into 4.5.
> Olaf
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