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Re: [Xen-devel] xend deprecation

On Fri, 2013-09-06 at 15:01 +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 06.09.13 at 15:49, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-09-06 at 09:36 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> >> Hence as a safety net I am proposing that if we don't get them done,
> >> we postpone the killing of xend.
> > 
> > It's been two releases now, how many more do you want?
> > 
> > We can't just be keeping unmaintained code around indefinitely. Are you
> > volunteering to add your name to MAINTAINERS file next to Matt and
> > Steven?
> > 
> > I would also note that xend being removed from upstream xen does not in
> > any way preclude your continuing to use and develop it. However removing
> > it does remove a bunch of confusion from our end users about what they
> > should use and removes a burden from the project as a whole.
> Can't we, for 4.4 at least, simply disable CONFIG_XEND by default,
> to make the earlier verbal announcement more obvious to consumers
> of the tree?

I think this is the minimum we should do.


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