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Re: [Xen-devel] Update seabios and upstream qemu versions used on xen-unstable

On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 04:33:22PM +0200, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> Il 15/04/2014 15:24, George Dunlap ha scritto:
> >On 04/15/2014 12:51 PM, Sander Eikelenboom wrote:
> >>
> >>Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 1:18:32 PM, you wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 01:11:36PM +0200, Fabio Fantoni wrote:
> >>>>I think it would be good to update seabios and upstream qemu
> >>>>versions used
> >>>>with xen-unstable.
> >>>>Recently I tested on my testing system with xen-unstable
> >>>>seabios updated to
> >>>>debian package version 1.7.4-4 without finding regressions
> >>>>and upstream qemu
> >>>>2.0-rc0 from git where I found 2 regressions already
> >>>>reported and solved on
> >>>>upstream git.
> >>>>I updated qemu to 2.0-rc2 where I did some tests without finding other
> >>>>regressions or bugs for now.
> >>>>I also noticed on the wiki page of the next hackathon the
> >>>>topic "QEMU and
> >>>>SeaBIOS regression testing". As I reported some time ago it
> >>>>would be of
> >>>>great help.
> >>
> >>>I was thinking of submitting the update for QEMU when QEMU 2.0 will be
> >>>out.
> >>
> >>Wouldn't it be sensible for xen-unstable to follow at least the
> >>qemu rc's so those
> >>get build and tested in the osstests ?
> >
> >It might make more sense to have a osstest target that used
> >vanilla upstream -- in fact, there may be one already.
> >
> > -George
> Yes is the vanilla upstream test that is missing, at least testing
> each stable version from rc0 can be a start but test daily or weekly
> git master would be perfect.
> Now only upstream qemu of xen git is tested but is old of some
> upstream versions ago and the merging with newer versions for now
> were always after a long time out of the stable upstream version :(


Is that something you would be comfortable taking a look at? I fear
that a lot of us are busy with some of the hypervisor development and
this is kind of on the end of the plate - which means we would probably
get to it but not right away :-(

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