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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH for-xen-4.5 v4 00/18] xen: Break multiboot (v1) dependency and add multiboot2 support

On Thu, 23 Oct 2014, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 17.10.14 at 17:49, <daniel.kiper@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What is your main concern here (beside that it is big patch series)?

Let me premise that I agree with Jan on the fact that such a delicate
and sizeable set of changes shouldn't go in at this stage.

> The size alone is not the reason. As already said, I'm not convinced
> that the approach you use is ultimately the right one (and Andrew
> seems to agree, at least to some degree). And then, looking at your
> track record, apart from some kexec (and even older tool stack)
> work there hasn't been much you've been doing earlier particularly
> with the kind of fragile initial boot code.

I am sorry Jan, but no track record is required to make a good
contribution, no matter the code it touches. It has never been the case
and I hope that it will never be.

The fact that such a change is not well suited for 4.5 is another story.

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