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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH v6 00/28] libxl: Deprivilege qemu

I take that this series is going to miss 4.7 at this stage, right?

On Tue, 22 Dec 2015, Ian Jackson wrote:
> This is a new version of Stefano Stabellini's series
>   [PATCH v5 0/6] libxl: xs_restrict QEMU
> I took Stefano's code as a spec for how to interact with qemu, and
> have reworked the whole series.  In particular, I have
>  - rebased onto staging
>  - split up some of the larger patches
>  - restructured the patches so that every intervening version should work
>  - redone the async task handling
>  - provided what seem to me to be appropriate configuration options
>  - shaved a few yaks (although I tried to limit this!)
>  - fixed the cross-version compatibility
>  - reduced the new permission grant for the domain to only .../physmap
> I have compiled this but I haven't tested it yet.
> I think it would be very useful at this stage for others to read the
> commit messages, internal docs, and important structural elements.
> Detailed code review should probably wait until after testing which in
> turn ought to wait unil we decide what (if any) design and interface
> changes are needed.
> And I don't expect to get any feedback until the new year :-).
> Happy holidays all.
> Regards,
> Ian.

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