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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/6] qemu-xen-trad: sasl: add SASL support to VNC

On 16/05/17 14:16, Ian Jackson wrote:
> George Dunlap writes ("Re: [PATCH RFC 0/6] qemu-xen-trad: sasl: add SASL 
> support to VNC"):
>> Hmm, I don't think this counts as "small patch with simple changes",
>> but I'll let Ian comment.
> I'm quite uneasy about this.  It seems like the addition of a lot of
> code; effectively, a fork of the SASL code from upstream.
> Presumably the real end goal here is something to do with security.
> But I don't think we would want to offer security support for this new
> functionality.
> And it might complicate other fixes to qemu-trad, because different
> versions of qemu-trad would need different patches (ie, it might
> complicate backporting existing securit fixes).
> Simon: What is stopping you moving to a modern version of qemu ?

I think from his previous query, it was the fact that there is no
suitable stubdom for qemu-upstream.


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