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Re: [Xen-devel] Request a freeze exception for COLO in v4.6

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 11:18:21AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wei Liu writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] Request a freeze exception for COLO in 
> v4.6"):
> > Ian and Ian, anything to add? What are your opinions?
> I think COLO is an exciting and important feature.
> Unfortunately I agree with Wei that at this stage taking both series
> as they currently stand into 4.6 is not tenable.  (Perhaps if I had
> been able to help earlier in the release cycle this would have been
> different; so for that I'm sorry.)
> I would like to see at least the early parts of `COLOPre' in staging
> as soon as possible.  There is much preparatory work there which would
> be annoying to rebase around, and which has collateral benefits.

Thanks for your input. Please apply patches that are ready to go in as
soon as possible.

> If I can take one example, 11/25 "tools/libxc: support to resume
> uncooperative HVM guests".  Based on my current understanding this is
> even a bugfix.  Sadly it is not quite ready (or at least, wasn't last
> night).  But with a few more days we can probably get much of this
> cleanup and preparatory work in.
> Assuming nothing goes horribly wrong, I am very optimistic about COLO
> making it upstream soon, just not in 4.6.
> Thanks,
> Ian.

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