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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH RFC for-4.12] x86: put CONFIG_{HVM, PV} under EXPERT

On Fri, Feb 01, 2019 at 09:01:57AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 01.02.19 at 16:43, <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Enabling and disabling one of the two isn't tested in OSSTest yet.
> While I'm not opposed to the addition, I intentionally didn't ask
> for doing so when the options got introduced, not the least
> because of ...
> > @@ -68,7 +69,7 @@ config PV_LINEAR_PT
> >  
> >  config HVM
> >     def_bool !PV_SHIM_EXCLUSIVE
> ... this, i.e. us already wanting a supported configuration to
> be built and run in that mode. IOW personally I think no
> change is needed, and disabling either (but not both) ought
> to be security supported right away.

This is fine. Andrew also said more or less the same thing on IRC.

I just want to be sure this gets properly discussed.

This patch can be dropped now.


> Jan

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