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Re: [Xen-devel] Requesting for freeze exception for RMRR

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 02:43:05PM +0100, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 17.07.15 at 15:21, <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The major concern seems to be around the PCI allocation algorithm. Jan
> > has different opinion from George. George provided a simple solution
> > that will not make things worse than before, while Jan prefers to get
> > everything right.
> > 
> > To be fair, the PCI allocation code in a bad state is not really
> > contributor's fault.
> > 
> > Jan also pointed out on IRC he thinks the proper logic he asked for is
> > not very hard to implement.
> > 
> > Given we either take George's route, which already seems to have a
> > patch, or Jan's route, which he thinks shouldn't be too hard to
> > implement, I'm inclined to say give this series another week (24th
> > deadline still applied). Note that we've been working on this for ages,
> > any delay is going to burn up more energy than necessary.
> > 
> > Jan and George, if you disagree with what I say above, please reply.
> My main disagreement here continues to be that we're talking
> about a bug fix, and hence I don't view this as needing a freeze
> exception in the first place (at least not at this point in time). Yes,
> the bug fix involves adding code that looks like a new feature, but
> that happens with bug fixes.

Fine then. I'm not going to argue feature vs bug fix at this stage.  The
final resolution is still the same. Tiejun can continue working on this
next week.


> Jan

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