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Re: [Xen-devel] Status of comet-4.10 branch

>>> On 19.06.18 at 15:33, <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Michael Young writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] Status of comet-4.10 branch"):
>> +1 to an update on the status of extra branches for XSA-254.
> I'm drafting this update now.  I think that the status is:
> 4.10.0-shim-comet:
>    Merged into and superseded by staging-4.10.
>    "Testing status" (see the advisory) of this is now "Very good"
> 4.9.1-shim-vixen:
>    Withdrawn, vixen branch is not supported any longer.  Do we know
>    what supported branch(es) are available which support the PV-in-HVM
>    shim with "sidecar", if any ?  Or do we just say "use 4.10
>    instead" ?
> 4.8.3pre-shim-comet:
>   ???
>   The tip of this branch has not been merged into 4.8 stable
>   mainline.

And I think it also shouldn't be, unless we also make similar functionality
available on the 4.9 branch. Imo newer code streams should never
provide less functionality than older ones, unless something was broken
and needed to be disabled.


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