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Re: [PATCH RESEND 2/2] xen: Allow EXPERT mode to be selected from the menuconfig directly

> On Apr 30, 2020, at 3:50 PM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In order to make easier to experiment, the option EXPERT can now be
>> selected from the menuconfig rather than make command line. This does
>> not change the fact a kernel with EXPERT mode selected will not be
>> security supported.
> Well, if I'm not mis-remembering it was on purpose to make it more
> difficult for people to declare themselves "experts". FAOD I'm not
> meaning to imply I don't see and accept the frustration aspect you
> mention further up. The two need to be carefully weighed against
> one another.

I don’t think we need to make it difficult for people to declare themselves 
experts, particularly as “all” it means at the moment is, “Can build something 
which is not security supported”.  People who are building their own 
hypervisors are already pretty well advanced; I think we can let them shoot 
themselves in the foot if they want to.




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