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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 09/29] [HACK] tools/libxc: save/restore v2 framework

On 11/09/14 12:01, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-09-11 at 11:37 +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>> On 11/09/14 11:34, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2014-09-10 at 18:10 +0100, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>>>> For testing purposes, the environmental variable "XG_MIGRATION_V2" allows 
>>>> the
>>>> two save/restore codepaths to coexist, and have a runtime switch.
>>>> It is indended that once this series is less RFC, the v2 framework will
>>>> completely replace v1.
>>> I think we are now at the point where this hack needs to be dropped from
>>> the series.
>> One problem is remus.  My plan when dropping this patch was to drop all
>> of xc_domain_{save/restore}.c as well, but without remus migration-v2
>> support available, this will break existing set-ups.
> Hrm, how is that going wrt 4.5 freeze?

I havenât heard seen anything since v5 of this series (for which I did
some quick bugfixes and released v6).

I don't know, which probably means not good.

>> One option might be to have legacy and v2 sitting properly side-by-side
>> in libxc for the transition period.
> How long do you mean? Until 4.6?

Ideally, very early in the 4.6 dev period.


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