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Re: [Xen-devel] [V2 PATCH 0/8]: PVH dom0....

>>> George Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 11/26/13 6:21 PM >>>
>On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> On 25.11.13 at 11:57, Roger Pau MonnÃ<roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On 25/11/13 11:49, George Dunlap wrote:
>>>> * What is the risk that the new interfaces will turn out to be a bad fit
>>>> or difficult to support going forward?
>>> But I don't think this applies to PVH Dom0, the DomU interface has
>>> already been marked as experimental, and subject to change. The same
>>> applies here, Dom0 PVH interface would be considered experimental.
>> Actually I don't think we were viewing it that way - with 4.4 out,
>> consumers should be permitted to make use of the interfaces
>> even if the implementation is still experimental. If we didn't stick
>> to the interfaces once they're in a release, proper consumers
>> couldn't appear (i.e. the Linux patch set would not be able to
>> be pushed into Linus'es tree).
>Right; but this is an argument against checking it in for 4.4.
>If Mukesh wants the non-final stuff to be checked into Xen, I think we
>have to agree not to push the Linux side until it's something we can
>agree to support.

Actually my earlier comment was meant to be on the DomU side only.
And I said elsewhere that there's not really any new interface in the
Dom0 code presented so far, so checking that it wouldn't nail down
anything that isn't already nailed down due to DomU support.


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