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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for-4.5 v6 00/16] Xen VMware tools support

>>> On 29.09.14 at 15:27, <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 09/29/2014 07:50 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> c) Apparent or real flaws with VMware's native implementation
>> should be brought up with VMware. While mimicking their behavior
>> as closely as possible is certainly a desirable goal, reproducing
>> flaws their code has should imo be avoided if at all possible.
> If our goal is compatibility with exiting tools, is there really such a 
> thing as "reproducing flaws"?  Obviously we shouldn't reproduce a real 
> security flaw, but for everything else, if the feature is "Looks just 
> like VMWare", then being as close as possible in behavior is the ideal.

Yeah, I agree - I should have made more explicit that I really only
meant security relevant flaws here.


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