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[Xen-devel] Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/7] merge some xen bits into qemu

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Gerd Hoffmann, le Wed 06 Aug 2008 15:24:39 +0200, a écrit :
>>> You forgot the _test_ stage.  You are basically asking us to replace our
>>> well-tested implementation with your implementation, that's quite a
>>> move.
>> Sure, and more will follow.
> But by having it merged into just upstream qemu you won't magically get
> Xen people actually test it, so it would be mostly dead code.
>> Pretty much like upstreaming the xen support into the linux kernel.
> There's a big difference here.  The upstream linux kernel merge won't be
> merged back to the linux-2.6.18 tree.

Oh, we can also arrange things without merging back.  Stop rebasing
qemu-dm (pretty much like 2.6.18), additionally hook upstream qemu as-is
into testing (like pv_ops kernels).  Then start submitting patches to
qemu.  When done, zap old qemu-dm.



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