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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC 0/5] Split off mini-os to a separate tree

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 02:19:23PM +0000, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> > 
> That makes reconciling some of these long running forks annoying,
> since they branched off xen.git.  It doesn't matter if you split/fix
> in any order, but it's nice to have one changeset against xen.git that
> breaks out the build dependencies so that extras/mini-os builds
> independently from the Xen Makefile infrastructure, and then another
> that deletes MiniOS (which of course will not be in the split repo).

If you're interested in Mini-OS that can be built independently. Have a
look at


> > Splitting should be done sooner in the release cycle rather than later
> > IMHO.
> > 
> >> What's the planned release schedule for the new MiniOS?  Independent
> >> of Xen or initially coupled?
> >> 
> > 
> > My initial thought is that we should start coupled. Releasing
> > independently requires more man power than releasing coupled. Of course
> > the option to release independently is always available.
> That all makes sense to me.
> -anil

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