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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Do not emulate a floppy drive when -nodefaults

On 15/05/2015 09:50, Markus Armbruster wrote:

> --nodefaults must continue to disable all optional parts of the board.
> What exactly is optional is for the board / machine type to define.  It
> can't be changed once the machine type is released.
> When in doubt, make it optional.

I agree entirely.  This unfortunately applies only to future boards.

> Since Q35 is just starting to become migratable, the time to painlessly
> change its optional parts is *now*.

I can buy this.

Let's just not divert attention from more important stuff.  I may be
more inclined to accept patches, if we add something to our security
policy about disliking cute backronyms that attract bad journalism like
magnets.  And I'm only half joking; more like only 1% joking.


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