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

Ian Jackson writes ("Re: [RFC PATCH v6 00/28] libxl: Deprivilege qemu"):
> Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [RFC PATCH v6 00/28] libxl: Deprivilege 
> qemu"):
> > I take that this series is going to miss 4.7 at this stage, right?
> I'm afraid so.  We concluded that a crucial piece - arranging for the
> necessary access controls on privcmd - was not going to be in place
> for 4.7.
> Without that, this series does not offer much additional security.  It
> is a shame that the code will rot a bit in the meantime as a result of
> it missing 4.7.

FYI, the Citrix XenServer team is interested in work in this area.
I've been having some conversations with them, to see how we can best
work together.

Watch this space.  I'm hopeful that this work (or something
substantially similar) will be ready for Xen 4.8.


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