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Re: [MirageOS-devel] ANN: mirage.2.3.0 released

On 10 Mar 2015, at 14:01, Thomas Leonard <talex5@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10 March 2015 at 13:46, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I've just released Mirage 2.3.0 to OPAM.  This is a point release
>> with several important cleanups in the interfaces:
>> https://github.com/mirage/mirage/releases/tag/v2.3.0
>> * Remove the `IO_PAGE` module type from `V1`. This has now moved
>>  into the `io-page` pacakge (#356)
>> * Remove `DEVICE.connect` from the `V1` module types.  When a module is
>>  functorised over a `DEVICE` it should only have the ability to
>>  *use* devices it is given, not to connect to new ones. (#150)
>> * Add `FLOW.error_message` to the `V1` module types to allow for
>>  generic handling of errors. (#346)
>> * Add `IP.uipaddr` as a universal IP address type. (#361)
>> * Support the `entropy` version 0.2+ interfaces. (#359)
>> * Check that the `opam` command is at least version 1.2.0 (#355)
>> * Don't put '-classic-display' in the generated Makefiles. (#364)
>> Although this is a short changelog, the main changes that matter
>> are the IO_PAGE and Device connect changes, which required
>> revisions across a significant number of packages.  Many thanks to
>> Thomas Leonard who did a lot of the legwork to propagate the
>> required changes: https://github.com/mirage/mirage/pull/350
> Great!
>> The full set of libraries that have changed are up at:
>> http://openmirage.org/releases/
> openmirage.org isn't responding for me (even to pings).

Interesting -- we've uncovered a race condition in the Xen netback
bringup with the new release.  Putting in a very small sleep in
the Netfront initialisation is causing the dom0 bridge to unwedge
and then work.  I'm investigating it, although I may need your
assistance with this one Dave...


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