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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.5 development update (July update)

On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 10:53:44AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> I've trimmed the CC list to just xen-devel and committers/maintainers
> (mostly from the existing cc list, so not exhaustive).
> On Tue, 2014-09-02 at 16:45 -0400, konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > * Coding time: <=== NOW, one week left!
> > 
> > * Feature Freeze: 10th September 2014
> I'm wondering if, with various maintainers and committers having been
> away at various points over the summer (August in particular), we should
> perhaps consider slipping the schedule a little bit.
> I was away a fair bit myself and I still have a fairly large pile of
> patches to wade through, many of which I consider important for 4.5[0].
> I'm not sure how other maintainers feel about their respective areas.
> One problem with a slip is that I'm also away (conference) next week, so
> slipping by a week doesn't really help me all that much and slipping by
> more may be unpalatable to some.
> > * First RC: 10th October
> > * Release: 10th December 2014
> > 
> > The RCs and release will of course depend on stability and bugs, and
> > will therefore be fairly unpredictable.  The feature freeze may be
> > slipped for especially important features which are near completion.
> > 
> > If you think your patchset MUST go in Xen 4.5 I will post the procedure
> > for requesting an exception to get them in past the feature freeze next
> > week.
> Ian.
> [0] toolstack side: Wei's state preservation stuff, er, I'm sure there's
> more...
> ARM side: GICv3 support, Stefano's 1:1, Julien's passthrough stuff, the
> second half of Ariana's iomem stuff, the EFI stub stuff, perhaps the
> xenaccess stuff. And that's ignoring my own outstanding serieses

Right. But we already have a ton of stuff in.


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