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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCHv10 0/9] Xen: extend kexec hypercall for use with pv-ops kernels

>>> On 08.11.13 at 15:01, Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/11/13 13:19, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 08.11.13 at 14:13, David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Keir,
>>> Sorry, forgot to CC you on this series.
>>> Can we have your opinion on whether this kexec series can be merged?
>>> And if not, what further work and/or testing is required?
>> Just to clarify - unless I missed something, there was still no
>> review of this from Daniel or someone else known to be
>> familiar with the subject. If Keir gave his ack, formally this
>> could go in, but I wouldn't feel too well with that (the more
>> that apart from not having reviewed it, Daniel seems to also
>> continue to have problems with it).
> Can I have myself deemed to be familiar with the subject as far as this
> is concerned?
> A noticeable quantity of my contributions to Xen have been in the kexec
> / crash areas, and I am the author of the xen-crashdump-analyser.

I'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend you in any way. In fact David
and I briefly discussed this situation on the summit, and he sort
of understood that I consider your review valuable, but ...

> I do realise that I certainly not impartial as far as this series is
> concerned, being a co-developer.

... possibly/likely biased. Not the least because both of you work
for Citrix. I'm therefore rather after a second, really independent

Please forgive me not having expressed myself correctly.


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