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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v7 00/15] Alternate p2m: support multiple copies of host p2m

On 07/23/2015 06:12 PM, Wei Liu wrote:
> Hi all
> As I understand it most pending issues of this series are minor and the
> final day for committing is tomorrow. Checking this series in as-is is
> going to create some technical debt that either maintainers or Intel
> developers need to pay back in the future (and Intel has signed up for
> that, thank you). The clock is ticking but there is still disagreement,
> so I would like to share some of my thoughts from a strategic point of
> view.
> I think this feature is important and gives us strategic advantages. I'm
> not aware of other open source hypervisors that support such feature. It
> is essential to VM introspection. It will help Xen project catch up in
> NFV market. The feature is interesting in its own right I would imagine
> power users / developers can do many interesting things with it.
> From my point of view the benefits out-weight technical debt.

I think this makes sense.

I've just looked through the series as a whole, and although there are
lots of things I would like to change, I'm convinced that as a whole it
will work as advertised; and furthermore, as Wei said, that it is
strategically important to get in.

So with that in mind:


Acked-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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