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Re: [Xen-devel] Is: Fix for 4MB BIOS payload in hvmloader. Was:Re: [edk2] [PATCH 0/5] OvmfPkg: complete the 4MB flash image support ("-bios" / emulated variables)

On 05/23/17 17:02, Julien Grall wrote:
> Hi,
> On 23/05/17 15:12, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>>> The primary location for reporting bugs against the hypervisor and
>>>> associated bundled tools [...] is by posting to the xen-devel mailing
>>>> list (list info). Please tag your subject line with a '[BUG]' prefix.
>>>> Note that you do not need to be subscribed to the list to post
>>>> (although non-subscribers are moderated this usually happens pretty
>>>> quickly) and that list policy is to CC people so you shouldn't miss
>>>> any replies.
>>>> [...]
>>>> Although a bugzilla instance does exist it is not well maintained or
>>>> widely used by developers. If you really want to file a bug in
>>>> bugzilla you are strongly recommended to also post to the mailing
>>>> list.
>>> This does not make things easier for us, because rather than recurrently
>>> check a simple bug status field in the Xen tracker, we'd have to be
>>> tapped into Xen development, and follow the email thread & any relevant
>>> commits closely. In reality I'm not even subscribed to xen-devel.
> We recently introduced a tracker ([1]) to help us following the state of
> bugs/features. It is managed by maintainers and read-only for the others.
> The usual process is to report the bug on the mailing-list and a
> maintainer will create a bug on the tracker if we have no immediate
> solution.

That's perfect; we'll be able to reference Xen issue reports with URLs
like (just an example) <https://xenproject.atlassian.net/browse/XEN-86>,
from TianoCore BZs. That should enable us to quickly re-check the state
of the Xen report whenever we revisit the dependent TianoCore BZ.

... Can you please add the information about "xenproject.atlassian.net"
to the Xen Wiki article at

> In this case, the patch made rc6. So I believe the problem is resolved.

Yes, it is. Thanks!

> Cheers,
> [1] https://xenproject.atlassian.net/projects/XEN/issues

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